FLAD, in partnership with Direção-Geral do Livro, Arquivos e Bibliotecas – Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (DGLAB-ANTT), is launching the 2023 edition of short-term research grants, with the aim of supporting the promotion of Portuguese language and culture in the U.S.

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

The fellowships have a minimum duration of one month and a maximum duration of three months and must be started by December 2023.

The support foreseen is 1,400 euros per month, to which must be added 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, 2023.

The submissions will be evaluated by a jury made up of representatives from DGLAB-ANTT and FLAD.

Applicants will be notified via email of the result by April 30, 2023.

Please see the Call for Proposals DGLAB-ANTT/FLAD 2023 to find out all the details.

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