Young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) are invited to apply to the 2010 CNPq-TWAS Fellowships programmes.
The fellowships offered by the CNPq-TWAS Fellowships programmes allow scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) to study or to do research in the natural sciences in Brazil and then to return home to continue their careers.
The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brasilia, Brazil – www.cnpq.br– is a foundation linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology. CNPq is one of the major public institutions supporting science, technology and innovation in Brazil and contributes directly to the training of researchers in the various fields of knowledge.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world – www.twas.org – is an autonomous international organization founded in Trieste, Italy, in 1983. Its principal aim is to promote scientific capacity and excellence for sustainable development in the South.
More information visit: http://www.cnpq.br/editais/ct/2010/twas.htm