FAS and UEA select recipients for research on conservation in the Amazon

23 th August 2017 - Initiative is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of humanities

Work is focused on the Conservation Units (CUs) do Amazonas | Photo: Divulgação FAS

Dirce by Quintino

The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) launched on Wednesday (23) tender for the selection of five undergraduate research fellows, who will work in research on participatory management and decision making that affect river life. The project is a joint research between the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), led by Professor Anthony Hall, and the State University of Amazonas (UEA), led by Professor Edilza Laray Jesus.

The selection will choose two graduate students and three undergraduate. To compete you must be regularly enrolled in undergraduate or master's degree at UEA, preferably in the area of ​​Human Sciences. Furthermore, We need to be registered in the database of researchers from the Amazonas State Research Support Foundation to (Fapeam), have knowledge of advanced office package (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and an interest in the Amazon socio-environmental theme.

The complete documents containing more information about the requirements for the vacancies can be given here.

The scholarship period will be 15 months, counting from September 2017, the monthly amount of R $ 1.675,00 (a thousand, six hundred seventy-five real for master's students and R $ 400,00 (four hundred reais) for undergraduate students.

Registrations have been extended until the day 08/09. Those interested should forward a copy of the curriculum lattes until a letter of intent no longer than one page in Portuguese to Grace Souza, by e-mail g.i.souza@lse.ac.uk The title of the e-mail message should contain "Newton Scholarship Fund UEA”.

update on 01/09/2017