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Opportunities for Faculty

There are several opportunities for funding Rice faculty who wish to travel and strengthen collaborations in Brazil, as well as opportunities to invite research partners for research projects, proposals, conferences, and teaching opportunities.  Funding opportunities can be found through specific Rice initiatives as well as through Brazilian/U.S. government agencies. To learn more, please find the links provided below or contact Brasil@Rice for more information.

Brasil@Rice Collaborative Travel Grant
Rice Faculty Traveling to Brazil (outbound)
(Application-Faculty – PDF)

The Brasil@Rice Office offers a limited number of travel awards for Rice tenured and tenure-track faculty interested in identifying and/or meeting with existing collaborators from Brazilian universities or research institutions. Applications are accepted bianually with a review period of 6-8 weeks. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Deadlines for 2019-2020 are October 25, 2019 and March 13, 2020.

Inviting Brazilian Research Partners to Rice (inbound)
(Application-VisitingResearcher – PDF
)

The Brasil@Rice Office offers a limited number of travel awards for Rice tenured and tenure-track faculty interested in bringing collaborators from Brazilian universities and/or research institutions to Rice. Applications are accepted bianually with a review period of 6-8 weeks. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Deadlines for 2019-2020 are October 25, 2019 and March 13, 2020.

Rice Creative Ventures

Rice is committed to supporting and amplifying faculty’s creative scholarship and research, and the Creative Ventures Funds are one set of opportunities available to the Rice faculty for this purpose.

CNPq/ Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development

  • Visiting Researcher Program (PVE) – (em português) For internationally-recognized researchers who will foster exchange and international cooperation through their work and commit to living one month in Brazil per year for up to three years.

CAPES/ Brazilian Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel

  • Visiting Professor Program – PVE – (em português) For a duration of 15 days to 12 months with the goal of bringing innovation to Brazilian doctorate programs.
    (in Portuguese)

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program