11/07/2019

PORTUGAL: Fulbright Award in Marine Resources / Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA)

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Fulbright Commission Portugal
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Portugal
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    16/09/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    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.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Career Stage: This Award is open to 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, but applications in Biological SciencesEngineering or Environmental Sciences are preferred.

Specializations: Applications in BiologyEnvironmental SciencesNatural Sciences or Environmental Engineering, Development of Integrated Coastal Zone Management Strategies and Plans are preferred.

Grant Activity: Teaching / Research. This grant involves scientific consultancy and collaboration to evaluate the information available, prioritize actions and design monitoring programs towards the development of integrated coastal management for the Portuguese continental coast.

Host Institution in Portugal:  Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), Algés, Lisbon, Portugal.

AWARD BENEFITS

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: The host institution will provide a monthly housing allowance of €750; host does not provide assistance in finding housing).

Other: The host institution will provide computer facilities (PC and printer), internet access (wireless) and e-mail, office space and secretarial assistance. Access to laboratories and existing equipment will also be provided if needed.

DURATION

Grant Duration: Three months during AY2020/2021. Preferred starting months are April or May 2021, as agreed with the Portuguese host institution.

ELIGIBILITY

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.

APPLICATION

Number of Grants: One Grant.

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 (darenga@fulbright.pt).

Applications: Applications must be submitted through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program website:  https://awards.cies.org/content/fulbright-award-marine-resources-portuguese-institute-sea-and-atmosphere-ipma.

 

 

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