FLAD, in partnership with Direção-Geral do Livro, Arquivos e Bibliotecas – Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (DGLAB-ANTT), launches the 2024 edition of the short-term research grants, with the aim of supporting the promotion of Portuguese language and culture in the USA.

This program is intended for students, faculty, and researchers from universities and/or research centers in the United States, who are interested in studying the collections and documentary collections of the Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo, with a view to the elaboration of projects in the field of archival, history, or Portuguese culture and language.

The fellowships have a minimum duration of one month and a maximum of three months and must be started by December 2024.

The planned support is 1,400 euros per month, plus an additional payment of 750 euros, to subsidize travel-related costs.

Each candidate must include in the application:

  • Application form, properly filled out;
  • Curriculum vitae of the candidate;
  • Brief biographical note on the candidate;
  • Description of the study plan and the project it is part of;
  • A document certifying the affiliation to the University or Institute with which the candidate is associated;
  • Credentials that support the project and that are of interest for the appraisal of the application.

Applications must be sent in Portuguese by email to dsieq@dglab.gov.pt until March 31, 2024. More information about the application submission process here.

Candidates will be notified via email of the result by April 30, 2024.

We advise you to read the notice of this call (Notice – DGLAB-ANTT/FLAD 2024).

If you have additional questions contact: dsieq@dglab.gov.pt.