The purpose of the Harvard-Brazil Cities Research Grant is to spark faculty-led research initiatives and support graduate student research on some of the key urban challenges faced in Brazil. The Program supports research from various disciplinary perspectives on a range of topics including, but not limited to, urban architecture, design, and infrastructure; education, economics, health, and sanitation; governance, public policy, and planning; and housing, transportation, and public security.
- Masters and Ph.D. students in any Harvard Department or School
- Full-time Lecturer, Assistant, Associate or Full Professors in any Harvard Department or School
- Previous awardees from this fund are welcome to apply again
The maximum award is normally up to $10,000 for faculty and $5,000 for graduate students and must be used by August 31, 2019.
Applications must be submitted to the Centralized Application for Research and Travel (CARAT) and should include:
- Project Proposal (approximately 1,000 words);
- Detailed Budget (reflecting other sources of funding, if any);
- Curriculum Vitae, including CVs of collaborators if/as appropriate.
- Travel-related expenses to conduct research in the field, including airfare, lodging, meals, transportation in Brazil, visa fees, and vaccines;
- Research materials, including data, images, software to which the awardee does not have free access, monthly fees for electronic devices required for data collection, hardware and cellular phones when necessary for data collection (with adequate justification);
- Stipends and fees for research-related support services such as translation and interpretation services, etc.
- Unfortunately, awards may not be used for salary support or student tuition.
Application Deadline: April 2nd, 2018
Award Announcement: April 20th, 2018
For more information contact Tiago Genoveze, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.