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Student Grants and Prizes

CLAIS supports summer research through fellowships for selected undergraduate and graduate students, including the Albert Bildner Prize, and the Latin American and Iberian Studies Travel Prize. To apply for any student grant, go to http://studentgrants.yale.edu.

Tinker Field Research Grants
Field Research Grants are awarded to graduate students, including students from Latin America, for pre-dissertation research in Latin America. Applications that focus on economic policy, governance, environmental policy and public policy are strongly encouraged. Awards range between $750 and $1500 and are intended to help defray travel costs only. Travel must be completed by December 1, 2015.

Latin American and Iberian Studies Summer Travel Grants
Open to Junior undergraduates and graduate students to conduct research in Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal or Spain. Not applicable for language training, study abroad, internships or service projects. Awards are typically $500-$750, and are intended to help defray travel costs only.

The Albert Bildner Travel Prize
Open to Junior undergraduate students only, the Bildner Prize supports travel to Latin America for summer research related to the senior essay. The Council grants one Bildner prize per year in the range of $500-$900. Bildner candidates must submit a project proposal in both English and Spanish or Portuguese.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)
FLAS grants are available to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students whose academic work includes foreign language study and whose career plans include teaching, public service or business related to Latin American Studies. Fellowships are available for academic year 2014-15 at Yale for Portuguese. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. are eligible to apply.

For details, and to submit applications see http://studentgrants.yale.edu

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

For more information contact Jean.Silk@yale.edu or stop by the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies in Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, Suite 232.

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Other grants and prizes are available from The MacMillan Center, as well as residential colleges. For additional information on MacMillan Center Grants and Fellowships, visit www.yale.edu/macmillan/grants.htm.

Graduate & Professional Students
The Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale University
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)
The MacMillan Center Dissertation Research Grants
The MacMillan Center Pre-Dissertation (Mini) Grants

Graduate, Professional & Undergraduate Students
Dreyfus Fellowships
The European Union Studies Program
The Georg Walter Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy
Henry Hart Rice Foreign Residence Fellowships
Undergraduate Students
Tristan Perlroth Prize

For more information on Yale-administered Fellowships and Grants for study, research and projects abroad, please visit:

Student Grants & Fellowships at Yale University
Center for International Experience
Grants, Fellowships & Awards at The MacMillan Center
Yale International Summer Award Program (ISA)

Awarded Prizes

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale