A number of programs and grants are available to applicants in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

The Fulbright Specialist Program, which provides grants for U.S. faculty members and professionals to engage in short-term collaborative projects with higher education institutions in over 150 countries, is seeking applicants in the disciplines of agriculture, computer science and information technology, environmental science. U.S. faculty and professionals apply to join a Roster of Specialists for a three year term. Roster candidates are reviewed by peers in the same discipline, and by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Eduardo Bendek (right) and the Optical Outreach Abroad team gathers at the Paranal Observatory platform during sunset.
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