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.
* 2017-18 DCE or in Absentia Enrollment was $5,360 (includes tuition $3,560 and SHP $1,800)

  • Mauricio Acuña

    Mauricio Acuña is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures.

  • Sonia Laforcade

    Sonia de Laforcade is a Ph.D. candidate in modern and contemporary art, with a special interest in Brazil and Latin America.