Brazil-U.S. Exchange Program

brazil-us-12The American Physical Society is now accepting applications from U.S. applicants for the Brazil-U.S. Exchange Program.

Through the Brazil-U.S. Physics Student Visitation Program, graduate students can apply for travel funds to pursue a breadth of opportunities in physics, such as: 1) attending a short-course or summer institute; 2) visiting with a professor in his/her field of study; 3) working temporarily in a lab; or 4) any other opportunity that the student and professor feel is worthy of travel support.Grants are for up to USD $3,000.

The Brazil-U.S. Professorship/Lectureship Program funds physicists in Brazil and the United States wishing to visit overseas to teach a short course or deliver a lecture series in the other country. Grants are for up to USD $4,000.

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The application deadline for U.S. applicants traveling to Brazil is 30 March 2012. Applications from U.S. applicants should be submitted to Michele Irwin, APS Office of International Affairs, Additional information about the program, including application guidelines, is provided at:

Information for applicants from Brazil can be found on the SBF website at:

This program is sponsored by the Sociedade Brasileira de Fisica (SBF) and the APS.

Disclaimer—The articles and opinion pieces found in this issue of the APS Forum on International Physics Newsletter are not peer refereed and represent solely the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the APS.