The Tinker Foundation has awarded a Field Research grant to the Center for Latin American Studies, which will be used to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within Latin America to conduct pre-dissertation research.
This award, combined with matching funds from the Office of International Affairs, will provide $20,000 in 2018 to graduate and professional students seeking to travel in Latin America for master’s thesis and doctoral research. Grant funding is renewable for a three-year period. Up to $3,000 per student may be awarded.
The Tinker Foundation promotes the interchange of information within the community of those concerned with the affairs of Latin America. Field Research grants allow students to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of language and culture, familiarize themselves with information sources relevant to their studies, conduct pilot studies and preliminary investigations, and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their respective fields.
The application will be available on the Center for Latin American Studies website on February 1 with a deadline to apply by March 15, 2018.
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