Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies


Resources for UT Faculty Working in Brazil

The Brazil Center sponsors an annual competition to support faculty proposals focused on Brazil-related scholarly programs.

For other faculty resources, visit LLILAS Resources for UT Latin Americanist Faculty.

Resources for UT Students Working in Brazil

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies will soon be awarding FLAS fellowships for the study of Portuguese. Competition details can be found on our FLAS page.

Brazil Center Field Research Grant, Summer 2020

Eligibility: Available to LLILAS graduate students whose field research deals with Brazil. Applicants must send a proposal of 1,000 words detailing their research project in Brazil for the summer of 2020 and justifying how the proposed activities would advance their research project and/or prepare them for a career focused on Brazilian Studies.

Apply Online

Deadline: 11:59 PM CST on March 1, 2020

Portuguese Language Flagship Program

The Portuguese Flagship Program (PFP) is part of a national initiative sponsored by The National Security Education Program (NSEP) with the objective of improving the way we learn foreign languages and increasing the number of students who obtain “Superior” proficiency in Portuguese. Open to all undergraduate majors, PFP offers scholarship assistance for summer study abroad as well as a Portuguese Overseas Flagship Capstone Experience in Brazil, which includes a semester of coursework in Minas Gerais at the Universidade Federal São João del Rei (UFSJ) and a 15-week professional internship in Brazil.

Study Abroad in Brazil

Visit Language and Culture in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, to learn about this summer course sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Additional Resources

The Brazil Center offers summer field research funding for UT graduate students. Visit Funding Opportunities to find additional support for Brazil-related research activities through other LLILAS Benson competitions.

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