The Center for Latin American Studies supports and administers a variety of research grants and programs relating to Latin America.
Event & Conference Cosponsorship Grants
Funding for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and researchers to organize conferences, lectures, and cultural events.
Event Series Grants
Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)
Funding for UC Berkeley graduate students to encourage the study of critical and less commonly taught foreign languages, in combination with area studies or international aspects of professional studies.
Field Research Grants
Funding to support UC Berkeley graduate students for travel and field-related expenses for brief periods of pre-dissertation field research in Latin America.
LASA Travel Grants
Travel stipends for UC Berkeley students to attend and present at the LASA Congress.
ORIAS Speakers Bureau
Funding for graduate students to share their academic interests with young audiences.
Research Working Groups
Funding for groups of UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students to gather regularly to discuss and share research on topics of mutual interest.