Graduate Fellows

PLAS awards 2 to 4 dissertation completion writing grants annually, for either a semester or the full academic year, to advanced graduate students who work in Latin American studies and who have reached Dissertation Completion Enrollment (DCE) status at Princeton University.

Full-year grant with a stipend ($25,000) plus full DCE costs*
Half-year grant with a stipend ($12,500) plus full DCE costs*

All recipients must submit a report on work accomplished by November 1 following the academic year of the grant award. 
* 2019-20 DCE or in Absentia Enrollment is $5,800 (includes tuition and student health plan fee)


Current Fellows

  • Elis Mendoza

    Research interests: Architecture experimentation, human rights, post-conflict cities
  • Patrick Signoret

    Research interests: Latin American politics, public security, organized crime, and development.