Columbia University is inviting faculty members, postdocs, and doctoral students to submit proposals for climate-related research in Brazil, with a particular focus on Rio de Janeiro. The call, initiated by Columbia Global, builds on the success of a previous round of funding and seeks to address critical issues relating to urban sustainability, the green economy, and land use in Brazil.
We want to support research that helps address the multifaceted challenges posed by climate change. Priority given to proposals on climate finance, urban sustainability, innovation for the green economy, ocean science, land use and forest preservation in Rio, and impact on vulnerable populations. This RFP is part of the mandate of the new Climate Hub in Rio.
- Grants for individual research and travel support to Brazil (up to $10,000 per award)
- Workshop/small conference grants for proposal design and preparation (up to $20,000 per award)
- Collaboration research awards (up to $25,000 per award)
- Doctoral students and postdocs at Columbia University are invited to apply for awards of up to $10,000.
Proposals must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 4, 2023.
Interested applicants are encouraged to attend a virtual question-and-answer event, which will be held at 4 p.m. EDT on October 31, 2023.
To start the proposal process, visit the RFP information page.