Grants, Fellowships & CFPs

Latin America & Caribbean Summer Field Research Awards

Application Deadline: Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Sponsored by: UC Davis Hemispheric Institute on the Americas

Only Graduate Students are eligible for this grant, fellowship, or residency.

Award Amount: $500-$2000

Application Deadline: April 2, 2018

Eligibility: UC Davis MA and PhD students in good standing who have not received HIA funding before

The grant can be used to meet any of the following objectives:

  • to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of language and culture;
  • to become familiar with information sources relevant to your studies;
  • to conduct pilot studies and preliminary investigations; and
  • to develop contacts with scholars and institutions in your field.

Application Instructions:

1. Submit the following information by participating in the application form:

  • Name
  • Phone
  • Email Address
  • Department
  • Degree Goal
  • Estimated Date of Degree Completion
  • Faculty Advisor & Email Address
  • Project Title
  • Proposed Travel Dates
  • Departure City
  • Destination City and Country
  • List any applications for funding (pending and funded) that will support this same project, amount requested, and expected date of notification.

2. Write a proposal narrative (Single PDF, 1 to 2 pages) that describes your project and its relevance to your degree. In it outline the objectives of your project and the methodology to be used. Include the list of information in item 1 above.

3. Provide a basic itemized budget explaining your proposed field research expenses.

4. Obtain a recommendation letter from your advisor that is specific to your proposed project. Your advisor will receive a link to submit their recommendation letter within 3-5 business days of the application questionnaire. Please title the subject line “HIA Travel Award Recommendation Letter – (LASTNAME)”

5. Submit all other application materials electronically no later than Monday, April 2, 2018 by uploading them onto UC Davis Box 2018 HIA Applications Folder (the link will be provided to you via email within 3-5 business days of the submission of application questionnaire). If you do not receive the link before March 30, 2018, please contact .

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