Graduate Funding Opportunities

** PLAS is offering funding opportunities for graduate student research in SAFE for approved University-sponsored travel following the permissible travel guidelines. Please refer to the Princeton COVID Resources page on travel for more information.

The next generation of scholars in Latin American Studies is being trained right here at Princeton. As part of one of the nation’s oldest and most well-established programs, our graduate students find transformative funding opportunities throughout their tenure.

Not only does this deepen the scope of their research, it fosters direct connections with those whose work is redefining our understanding of the Latin American and Caribbean region.

Summer Research Grants

As one’s dissertation is coming into focus, direct research is critical. As such, PLAS provides grants to cover travel costs related to summer work in the field.

Conference Travel Grants

Recognizing its transformative potential, PLAS conference funding is in place to encourage graduate students to present their research at invited conferences.

Dissertation Completion Writing Grants

PLAS provides dissertation completion writing grants for advanced graduate students in Latin American studies.

Graduate Student Organizations

With an eye on guiding new levels of insight, PLAS partners with graduate student organizations that are designing campus events.