This award supports independent or collaborative research at Brazilian universities, research institutes, and, in special cases, NGOs. U.S. professionals, artists, and scholars with no or little academic or professional experience in Brazil are encouraged to apply.
The Fulbright Commission welcomes projects in all parts of Brazil, specifically beyond the urban areas of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
If you are a Brazilian scholar who would like to host a U.S. colleague in your institution, feel free to direct your questions to the Fulbright Commission.
Check out this video if you are a U.S. scholar and want to learn about award details and benefits.
King Chung, Ph.D. U.S. Scholar 2019, Universidade de São Paulo
Fulbright provided me with a truly rewarding and once-in-a-life-time opportunity to see the natural beauty of Brazil, to live like locals, to develop long-lasting friendship and research collaborations. Highly recommended!Saiba mais
Ben Okeke, Ph.D. U.S. Scholar 2019, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Researching and interacting with students and faculty at the collaborating and host institutions, and the community, were impactful, productive and exciting academic and cultural experiences. The Western Hemisphere Regional Travel provided collaboration opportunity.Saiba mais
Elizabeth Trejos, Ph.D. U.S. Scholar 2018, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa
Working and learning together with dedicated community professionals, practitioners and faculty from State University of Ponta Grossa was transformative, humbling, and reassured my passion to advance the lives of vulnerable youth.Saiba mais
Thomas Griggs, Ph.D. U.S. Scholar 2018, Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri
My experience as a Fulbright Distinguished Teaching fellow at the Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri (UFVJM) was nothing short of life-changing for me. It has opened many new doors for me in my career.