Tinker Field Research Grants 2021

2019 CLAS Summer Field Research Grant recipient Harshad Karandikar tracking pumas that have been fitted with transmitters in Patagonia. (Photo courtesy of Harshad Karandikar.)
2019 CLAS Summer Field Research Grant recipient Harshad Karandikar tracking pumas that have been fitted with transmitters in Patagonia. (Photo courtesy of Harshad Karandikar.)

Tinker Field Research Grants are available to graduate students for travel and field-related expenses for brief periods of pre-dissertation field research in Latin America, defined here as the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries of the region. In 2021, remote research is allowed. Awards are open to students across all academic disciplines and graduate degree programs.

2021 Tinker Grant Guidelines can be found here: Grant Guidelines

All application materials are due by 11:59 pm, February 28, 2021.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Complete the application form: https://forms.gle/k1tKeRCFnkzYFTtz9 
  • Upload a proposal narrative with the application. If you are applying for funds for international travel, you must submit a Covid-19 contingency plan in the event you are not allowed to travel. 
  • Upload an academic transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable) to the application.
  • Ensure that one faculty member has submitted a recommendation for you using the following link: https://forms.gle/sUDNquavD7XHVyuh6

Questions? Contact Julia Byrd <julia.byrd@berkeley.edu>.