ITS Fellowship Program for International Students in Brazil, 2017

ITS Fellowship Program for International Students in Brazil, and applications are submitted till March 27th, 2017.  The Institute of Technology and Society is inviting seven fellows from all over the world to apply to its Global Policy Fellowship Program. These fellowships are available for researchers, graduate students as well as professionals working with technology policy to spend four weeks in Brazil at ITS. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): | Brazil

Level: four weeks fellowship programme.

Field(s): Field(s): Global Fellows will have the opportunity to work with the team who created and developed the landmark “Marco Civil” legislation, a bill protecting fundamental rights, including privacy, net neutrality and freedom of expression, approved as law in Brazil in April 2014.

List of Countries: Also, they will be free to choose one of the ITS five broad areas to work with, namely:

  • Law, democracy and technology (dealing with topics such civic engagement, online participation, and others);
  • Access to technology, justice and human rights (dealing with topics such as connectivity, accesibility, digital divide and others);
  • Internet regulation and Internet governance;
  • Privacy and data protection (dealing with topics such as big data, anti-survailance, data protection and mass surveilance);
  • Rethinking culture, media and education (working with topics such as intelectual property, digital entrepreneurship, art & technology, online teaching, and others).

Deadline: March 27th, 2017

Funded By: The Institute of Technology and Society (ITS)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): ITS Fellowship Program is targeted for applicants from around the world are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: seven fellows

Scholarship Duration: a four weeks fellowship programme

Scholarship covers: Fellowship Package includes:

  • Intensive 4-week program for the fellows;
  • Air tickets to São Paulo and Brasília;
  • Accommodation in São Paulo and Brasília during the days of our visit;
  • Shared office space at our headquarters for four weeks;

Description

The Institute of Technology and Society is inviting seven fellows from all over the world to apply to its Global Policy Fellowship Program. These ITS Fellowship Program are available for researchers, graduate students as well as professionals working with technology policy to spend four weeks in Brazil at ITS.

The mission of the Institute for Technology & Society (ITS) is to ensure that Brazil responds creatively and appropriately to the opportunities provided by technology in the digital age, and that the potential benefits are broadly shared across society.

Through its own research and in partnership with other institutions, ITS analyzes the legal, social, economic and cultural dimensions of technology and advocates for public policies and private practices which protect privacy, freedom of expression and access to knowledge.

Eligibility



‣  ITS is looking for students, researchers, and professionals who are following the debates in the public policy field, and who want to spend part of their summer/winter in Brazil, learning about Internet policy. People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Admission Requirements for  ITS Fellowship Program

Applicants who want to spend part of their summer/winter in Brazil, learning about Internet policy can apply.

Supporting Material: Applicants must include complete academic and professional resume (english), including Linkedin profile and other online references.

Our Fellowship Package does not include

  • International travelling to and from Brazil
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  • Accommodation during the four weeks in Rio de Janeiro, where our program takes place
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  • Other costs related to your stay in Brazil, besides those mentioned above
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  • Visa fees (if necessary)

Our team will provide information about how to find accommodation in the city during the fellows’ stay.

Scholarship Application Method


For the selection processes, you must

Complete the form hereIn the form we will also ask you for your complete academic and professional resume, including Linkedin profile and other online references you want us to consider.

Need help?If you need any further information please contact its@itsrio.org.

All documents must be sent in one single e-mail message to manuela.curcio-at-itsrio.org, with the subject “[ITS] Global Fellows Application :: YOUR NAME”.


Scholarship Applications are due on March 27th, 2017

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: March 27th, 2017
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  • Announcement of selected candidates by e-mail: March 31st, 2017
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  • Fellowship Program start: July 03th, and finish in July 31st, 2017

Fellows are expected to stay in Rio from July 3rd  to July 31st. Fellows can coordinate with ITS Rio the possibility of staying for a longer term before or after this period if they wish. Visa and related costs for additional stay should be arranged by the fellows.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


For more Information about ITS Fellowship Program


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