Research - Funding Opportunities
2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
The Vilcek Foundation is seeking applications for the 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. Three foreign-born biomedical scientists will be selected to receive the prizes, each including a cash award of $35,000. Researchers in all fields of biomedical science are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have been born abroad, be naturalized citizens or permanent residents of the United States, hold a doctoral degree, intend to pursue a career in the United States, and be no more than 38 years old as of January 1, 2014. In addition, they must also hold a full-time independent position in an academic institution or other organization.
A written application, professional resume, list of publications, and letters of recommendation are required. The deadline for submissions is August 14, 2013. Eligibility requirements and a link to the online application can be found at Vilcek.org.
Visiting Researcher Program in São Paulo, Brazil
São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) offers full or partial support for experienced foreign investigators with a doctoral degree who will work in a research institution in the State of São Paulo for a period from 2 weeks to 12 months. For details please visit: http://www.fapesp.br/en/6659, or email Dr. Hernan Chaimovich at firstname.lastname@example.org
Postdoctoral Scholarships in São Paulo, Brazil
São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) offers postdoctoral scholarships to recent doctoral degree holders to do research in a research or higher education institution in the State of São Paulo. The 24-month scholarship may be renewed for an additional 12 months. For details please visit: http://www.fapesp.br/en/5427