The United States Mission in Brazil fosters a mutual understanding between the United States and Brazil through international educational training programs. The Mission does so by promoting personal, professional, and institutional ties between private citizens and organizations in the United States and abroad, as well as by presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences.
The Fulbright Program provides grants for Graduate Students, Scholars and Professionals, and Teachers and Administrators. EducationUSA promotes U.S. higher education abroad, supports overseas advising centers, collaborates with U.S. educational organizations to strengthen international exchange. The Humphrey Fellowships bring mid-level professionals from developing countries to the United States for a year of academic study and professional experiences. The International Visitor Leadership Program brings participants to the U.S. to meet and confer with professional counterparts and to experience firsthand the U.S. and its institutions.The Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation, established by Congress for the fiscal year 2001, aims to assist less developed countries in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures.