Summer Dissertation Writing Fellowship

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The Center for Latin American Studies provides grants for graduate students in the final stages of dissertation writing.  


The Center for Latin American Studies provides funding for graduate students completing their dissertations. 

This fellowship is available for advanced graduate students in the last year of PhD dissertation writing to help them complete projects in Latin American Studies (broadly defined). Latin Americanists from all disciplines are welcome to apply.

Funding amount: A stipend of $2,500. Funds will be disbursed in the summer. 

Application & Review Process

To apply for funding, please submit a one page proposal (double spaced) that includes the following information:

  • Your name and affiliation
  • Your dissertation title and committee
  • A brief description of your dissertation topic  

Submit applications as a PDF to by April 15, 2022. The subject of your email should be "Summer Dissertation Writing Fellowship." 

Applications are due April 15 and funding decisions will be made by May 15.