TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Brazil, 2015

TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Brazil , and applications are submitted till 24 August 2015. National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and TWAS are inviting applications for Postdoctoral fellowship programme. Fellowship is available for young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences. TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at research institutions in Brazil for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months. CNPq will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | Brazil

Level: Postdoctoral Research Program

Field(s): Agricultural Sciences, Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biological Systems and Organisms, Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physics.

Deadline: 24 August 2015.

Funded By: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and TWAS.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship is targeted for citizens of developing countries other than Brazil (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea?Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, 

Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe) can apply for these postdoctoral fellowships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

No. of awards: Up to 10 postdoctoral fellowships are offered.

Scholarship Tenure : TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at research institutions in Brazil for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months.

Value of Scholarship : CNPq will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency

Description

‣ The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brasilia, Brazil and TWAS offer up to 10 postdoctoral fellowships each year to young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences.

Eligibility

Applicants for this TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship must meet the following criteria:

‣ There is no age limit for this programme.

‣ Must not hold a visa for permanent or temporary residency in Brazil or in a developed country.

‣ Hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences.

‣ Be a regular employee in a developing country (other than Brazil) and hold a research assignment there.

‣ Provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship.

‣ Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.

‣ Provide an official acceptance letter from the host institution

‣ Prove knowledge of Portuguese or provide a certificate of proficiency in Spanish or English (if these languages are not the candidate’s mother tongue).

‣ Have an updated Curriculum Vitae on CNPq’s Lattes Platform

‣ Present a detailed research plan agreed by her/his host supervisor.

‣ Be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications to the TWAS-CNPq Fellowships must be submitted online (Online Application) .

‣ Applicants should submit the Acceptance Letter from a CAPES-listed institution to CNPq when applying.

‣ Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.

Scholarship Applications are due on 24 August 2015.

‣ 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.

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