As part of your application for the fellowship, you need to record a 1-minute video, introducing yourself to your Brazilian students. Once you’ve recorded your video, upload it to an open URL, accessible to the US-Brazil Connect applicant review panel (we recommend either YouTube or Vimeo.

Fellows are required to submit one letter of recommendation along with their final application. This letter should be from a professor, employer, or other professional contact and should not exceed one page in length. Please have the individual writing the recommendation send it to Bri Erger at


Completing demographic information, or not, is completely voluntary, and will not affect your eligibility for the program. This information will help US-Brazil Connect track its recruitment of a diverse applicant pool. Much of the language used below comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Implementation Guide on Data Collection Standards for Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Primary Language, and Disability Status.  

Please check the box to certify that you will accept and agree to the following if accepted into the US-Brazil Connect 2016 Fellowship