FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR DOCTORAL CANDIDATES AND POST-DOC RESEARCHERS
RIO DE JANEIRO LAW SCHOOL - FGV DIREITO RIO
Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School – FGV DIREITO RIO is pleased to announce the third edition of the Fellows in Rio program. The goal of the program is to support a select group of highly qualified doctoral and post-doctoral scholars working in areas related to the School’s research centers.
Fellowships will begin in August and run through the end of December, and from January through the end of June. The deadline for application to the 2016-2017 Fellowship Program is April 30, 2016.
1. SELECTION PROCESS
The selection process will follow two stages:
(a) First Stage: Evaluation of documents
i. Curriculum Vitae and/or CV Lattes
ii. Research proposal and/or summary of thesis (maximum 5,000 characters)
iii. List of the proposed activities in FGV Direito Rio
(b) Second Stage: Interview
i. Analysis of letter of reference
ii. Online interview
a. Applicants may be of any nationality, including Brazilian.
b. Applicants should be currently pursuing or have recently completed a doctoral degree in law or a cognate discipline such as history, economics, or political science.
3. FELLOWSHIP AMOUNT (PER SEMESTER)
Fellowship for doctoral candidates: R$ 36.000*, paid in six installments of R$ 6.000 .The first installment will be disbursed in advance to cover moving and settlement expenses.
Fellowship for doctors: R$ 45.000**, paid in six installments of R$ 7.500.
The first installment will be disbursed in advance to cover moving and settlement expenses.
* At the currency rate of Friday, 6th of March 2015, R$ 36,000 correspond to US$ 10,285.00
** At the currency rate of Friday, 6th of March 2015, R$ 45,000 correspond to US$ 12,857.00