FLAD, within the framework of the protocol established with the Portuguese General Directorate of the Book, Archives and Libraries – National Archive of Torre do Tombo (DGLAB-ANTT), has launched the 2021 edition of the short-term research grants, with the aim of supporting the promotion of Portuguese language and culture in the US.

This program is intended for researchers from universities and/or research centers of the United States, who are interested in studying the documentary collections of the National Archives of Torre do Tombo, to develop projects in the field of archiving and Portuguese history, culture and/or language.

The grants have a minimum duration of one month and a maximum of three months and must begin until December 2021.

The estimated support is 1,400 euros per month, and may also include the payment of the round trip up to a maximum of 750 euros, subject to proof of payment.

Each candidate must include in the application:

  • Application form available here;
  • Curriculum vitae of the candidate;
  • Description of the plan of studies to be conducted at DGLAB-ANTT and how it intersects with the project in which the candidate is integrated;
  • A document certifying the affiliation to the University or Institute with which the candidate is associated;
  • Recommendation letters that might be of interest for the assessment of the application.

Applications must be sent in Portuguese by email to dsieq@dglab.gov.pt until April 15th, 2021.

The evaluation is made by a jury composed of FLAD and DGLAB-ANTT.

Applicants will be notified via email of the results by April 30th, 2021.

We advise you to read the notice of this open call (Notice – DGLAB-ANTT/FLAD 2021).

For more information about the open call visit here.

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

See you soon!