SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2015: Guideline University of Illinois

(Item 2.1.1. f.)  

Specific requests for submission of proposals in partnership with researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

FAPESP and the University of Illinois signed a Cooperation Agreement for Research on April 13, 2015, aiming to implement scientific and technological cooperation between researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the United States and from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, through the funding of joint research projects.

Under the referred Agreement, as a first action to promote such collaboration, FAPESP and the University of Illinois make public this Call for Proposals for the exchange of faculty and postdoctoral researchers, under the terms and conditions of the SPRINT 3st Edition 2015 (www.fapesp.br/en/9592) and hereinafter set forth.

1. Eligibility from University of Illinois side

1.1 Eligibility to submit proposals within the scope of this Call:

a. Full time faculty, open to all disciplines.

1.2 Eligibility for the exchange activities within the scope of this Call

a. Full time faculty from all disciplines, as well as post-doctoral fellows and doctoral students included as participants in proposals submitted by full time faculty

2. Fields of knowledge

This Call for Proposals invites research proposals in all fields of knowledge.

3. Duration of the project for the exchange of researchers

The maximum duration of each project is up to 24 months.

4. Funding principles

FAPESP will provide funding of up to the equivalent of US$10,000 per proposal per year and the University of Illinois will provide funding of up to US$10,000 per proposal per year, for the duration of the grant to cover research-related mobility expenses, under the provisions of Clause 5 of the Scientific Cooperation Agreement established by the Parties (http://www.fapesp.br/en/9442).

5. Proposal characteristics f or University of Illinois researchers

University of Illinois faculty submitting proposals should follow the guidelines set forth for Lemann Institute Collaborative Research Grants: www.clacs.illinois.edu/lemann/research.aspx#collaborative

6. Submission of proposals to the University of Illinois

Submissions can only be accepted by the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies.

7. Result of the analysis

Final results will be announced on FAPESP (www.fapesp.br) and the University of Illinois Lemann Institute (www.clacs.illinois.edu/lemann) web portals and by means of a communication to the interested PIs.

8. Contract for selected projects by the University of Illinois

Selected proposals will subject to the conditions set forth for Lemann Institute Collaborative Research Grants: www.clacs.illinois.edu/lemann/research.aspx#collaborative.

9. Information about this Call at the University of Illinois

All questions related to this Call for Proposals must be directed to:

Elis Artz
Program Coordinator
Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
201 International Studies Building, MC-481
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Email: elisartz@illinois.edu