The Brazilian State Funding Agencies (FAPs), articulated by its National Council (CONFAP), and the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) are launching a call for proposals offering support to researchers based in UK Universities and Research Institutions, who are willing to work in research institutions in Brazil, in collaboration with local colleagues.

 18 Brazilian State Funding Agencies are participating in this call. The call offers support for researchers in the UK through:

  1. Fellowships 
  2. Research Mobility Grants
  3. In the case of UK young researchers aiming at working in universities and research institutes in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, this call also offers the opportunity of Young Investigator Grants comprising a scholarship plus a research funding grant.

These awards offer an opportunity for UK researchers to develop new research skills through training, collaboration, and visits with partners in some of the best research groups in Brazil.

UK researchers from the natural sciences, engineering, medical sciences (including clinical or patient-oriented research), social sciences and humanities fields, are eligible to apply for support. 

More information on the opportunity, information on how to apply, eligibility, type of grants and selection criteria is available on the following link: .

The deadline for application has been extended to 29 May 2020.