Postdoctoral Research in natural sciences Brazil (From developing countries)

The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brasilia, Brazil – – and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World [formerly Third World Academy of Sciences] (TWAS), Trieste, Italy – – have agreed to offer up to ten fellowships per year to young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences.

Programme Details


Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

Institutions in Brazil

  • Deadline for receipt of applications is 30 September of each year.

  • Incomplete/unsigned applications will NOT be accepted.

  • Applications will ONLY be acknowledged when processed.

Application form
NB: Incomplete/unsigned applications will NOT be accepted. This also applies to submissions by fax and electronic mail which must include all enclosures and be signed (either digitally or by including a scanned signature).
Send the ORIGINAL application with all enclosures (on paper or electronically) to:
TWAS Fellowships Office c/o The Abdus Salam Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
Strada Costiera 11
34014 Trieste, Italy
Phone: +39 040 2240314
Fax: +39 040 224559
ONE copy with all enclosures (ONLY electronically: ONE message with ONE zipped attachment) to: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Assessoria de Cooperação Internacional – ASCIN

Phone: +55 61 2108-9440
Fax: +55 61 2108-9442

Application Form : Brazil_Postdoc