As part of our mission to be a center for conversation and scholarship regarding global and world events, PLAS supports those creating innovative programming about the Latin American world. Funding-eligible programs include campus seminars, workshops, conferences, and course-related public events.

Application Details


  • Both individual and joint proposals will be considered


  • Funding: Varies
  • Application cycles: Ongoing (optimally a semester in advance for inclusion on the PLAS calendar)
  • Funding covers: Travel expenses for fields trips, honoraria for in-class guest speakers (two per semester per faculty member)

Funding Note 

Grantees are expected to handle travel and accommodations through their home departments. PLAS will assist in event publicity.


To apply for co-sponsorship funding, please send the required materials to


  • Statement of purpose
  • Explanation of relationship to a course, if applicable
  • List of invitees
  • Detailed budget
  • List of co-sponsors