ORGANISATION NAMEFulbright Commission Portugal
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees can lecture and research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
Career Stage: This Award is open to academics and researchers, at any level, except early career. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D., or other terminal degree.
Disciplines: Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines.
Grant Activity: Research.
The grantee will carry out a program of research, as agreed with the Portuguese host institution.
Host Institution in Portugal: Any appropriate higher education or research institution in Portugal.
Information about Higher Education Institutions and Research Centers in Portugal can be found on the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education’s Study & Research in Portugal website.
Other institutions not listed can still be considered suitable hosts. Please, confirm with the Fulbright Commission in Portugal, before seeking a letter of invitation.
Letter of Invitation: Candidates are responsible for arranging their own affiliation and must submit letters of invitation/affiliation with their applications. The invitation letter should describe the grant activity and proposed timeline.
Stipend: Maintenance allowance of €8,400 (corresponding to 3 monthly allowances of €2,800);
Travel: The Fulbright Commission offers a one-time payment travel allowance, intended as a contribution to international travel between the U.S.A. and Portugal:
- Travel allowance of €1,100, for scholar;
- Travel allowance of €1,100, for each dependent travelling with the scholar (round trip travel receipts are mandatory).
Dependents: The Fulbright Commission offers additional funding for dependents who stay with the scholar during the entire period of the grant:
- A monthly maintenance allowance of €250 per dependent;
- A monthly tuition allowance of €500 per child, when attending a private school (proof of enrollment is mandatory);
- A one-time payment allowance of €300 per dependent, to cover for Portuguese language and culture classes (proof of enrollment is mandatory).
Insurance: Accidents and Sickness Program for Exchanges (ASPE).
Housing: No housing allowance is available.
Grant Duration: Three months during AY2020/2021. Grant dates are flexible; grant can start anytime during the academic year, as agreed with the Portuguese host institution.
United States citizenship. Dual U.S.-Portuguese citizens are eligible to apply but will only be considered if they don’t have extensive experience in Portugal.
Candidates residing in Portugal at the time of the application, or any time thereafter, are not eligible for a Fulbright grant to Portugal.
Number of Grants: Six Grants.
Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 16, 2019.
Informations: For more information about Fulbright grant opportunities for U.S. Scholars in Portugal, contact U.S. Program Manager, Dora Reis Arenga (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications: Applications must be submitted through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program website: https://awards.cies.org/content/all-disciplines-266
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