Applications open Monday, January 30, 2023
Applications close Monday, February 6, 2023
Guidelines: CLACS Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants 2022-2023
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University invites NYU graduate students to apply for a CLACS Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant to conduct field research in Latin America and the Caribbean. Awards cover travel and related expenses; CLACS will distribute grants of up to $2,500 for approved proposals. These field research grants are intended for pre-dissertation or thesis field research by students at early-stage doctoral and master’s levels, or by those pursuing professional degrees. CLACS Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants are available for field research conducted between May 20, 2023 through August 30, 2023 in the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Students are invited to attend CLACS Tinker Field Grant information sessions on December 16 and January 5 at 2:00pm EST and January 26 at 12:00pm EST via Zoom. RSVP here.
Students should submit a complete application by February 6, 2023.
Grant Guidelines & How to Apply
Please download and review the pdf Grant Guidelines to review eligibility requirements, funding requirements, and the application process. Access the Grant guidelines here.
Please contact the CLACS Program Administrator Ana Luiza Teodoro with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Student must be in good academic standing in order to be selected for grant funding. This also means that a student is ineligible for funding if the student has an Incomplete on their academic transcript.
Priority is given to proposals from students who have not received grant funding previously from CLACS and to proposals from students who are in the beginning coursework phase of their graduate programs.
Non-U.S. citizens enrolled at New York University are eligible to apply. However, non-U.S. citizens are only eligible to receive awards to conduct research in their home countries if they have no previous field research experience in that country. Please note that international student awards may be subject to tax based on pre-existing treaties with the U.S.
Recipients must enroll at New York University University as full-time students in the semester after the grant is awarded, or they will be required to refund their award. Full-time status includes either a minimum of 6 credit hours of graduate-degree coursework or MA/Dissertation Research.
Projects that involve work for another agency or organization, or that do not advance the individual research program of the applicant, do not qualify for this grant program. Projects that involve coursework or tuition fees do not qualify for this grant program. If you are uncertain about whether your proposed research project qualifies under the guidelines of this program, please contact the Program Administrator at CLACS for guidance.