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Funding Opportunities at the UCLA Latin American Institute

Funding Opportunities at the UCLA Latin American Institute

The LAI is pleased to announce the call for funding applications and proposals! Please feel free to distribute this email among eligible candidates.

 

Field Research Grants 2013-14

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

4/19/2013

 up to $2,000 

 UCLA M.A. & Ph.D. Students

Awards support students from all disciplines and departments conducting research on Latin American topics.  Research may be conducted domestically or abroad.  A panel presentation on the research findings is required.

   

UCLA Library Research Grants 2013

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

4/22/2013

 up to $1,000

 Non-UCLA Faculty & Graduate Students

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, these grants are designed to allow researchers from other U.S. universities to use the vast resources of the Latin American collection at UCLA for a short-term.  Awards will be made to cover lodging, transportation and meals over at least one week in Los Angeles. The UCLA Latin American Institute will award the grants based on relevance of the proposal to the holdings of the UCLA libraries, the merits and significance of the project, and the qualifications of the applicant.

Jorge Paulo Lemann Scholarship and Fellowship Fund 2013-14

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

4/29/2013*

 up to $15,000 

 Brazilian Students & UCLA Students

Students eligible to apply for partial financial support from the Jorge Paulo Lemann Scholarship and Fellowship Fund:

·         Brazilian students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at UCLA studying at UCLA or participating in UCLA exchange programs

·         UCLA students studying abroad in Brazil

*Deadlines vary depending on program. 

UCLA Faculty Research Grants 2013-14

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

5/17/2013

$2,000

 UCLA Faculty 

Awards support UCLA professors conducting research on or off campus over the summer.

Working Group Grants 2013-14

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

5/17/2013

 up to $5,000 

 UCLA Faculty 

Grant in support of programming activities for topics or regions not currently represented by the LAI centers.  Funds may be used to invite speakers to campus, host small symposia or plan meetings.  Preference will be given to interdisciplinary proposals with potential to result in extramural funding. 

Conference Grant 2013-14

Deadline

Amount

Candidates

6/1/2013

 up to $10,000

 UCLA Faculty & Graduate Students 

Award in support of a conference on a Latin American topic on campus. Funding may be used to cover foreign and domestic travel, accommodations, per diem and honoraria for participants and conference-related expenses.  Higher consideration will be given to applicants collaborating with more than one department. 

 


For more detailed information and applications, please visit:

 http://www.international.ucla.edu/lai/funding/

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