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Funding

Undergraduate Funding Options for Latin America/Caribbean

  • Course extension travel stipends

  • Summer internships

  • Senior thesis summer research

Graduate Funding Options for Latin America/Caribbean

  • Lourdes Beneria Award* (for those researching gender or planning, for in-country research costs excluding international airfare)

  • Travel grants (Einaudi travel grants for airfare)

  • Summer research grants (LASP, for in-country research costs excluding international airfare)

  • Paper presentation conference grants

 

Guidelines for Using All Online LASP Funding Applications

These guidelines are meant to help you avoid user-caused issues with our funding apps.

Following these these basic guidelines will help ensure a successful online process:

  • Access the funding application from a PC desktop computer (not a mobile device/tablet or smart phone).

  • Use a Chrome or Firefox browser in the most current version available.
  • Read and carefully follow the instructions in the online application form.
  • Ask your faculty member recommender for permission before naming them.
  • Ensure that you enter your recommender's information correctly in the online application.

*The Lourdes Beneria Award is currently using a manual application form. Please contact LASP for the application form. 

Note about using online forms: Sometimes technical problems happen due to poor internet connections; in these situations, it is best to wait and try again later when the connection seems stronger.


Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources.

Come talk to us about funding options for your summer internship in Latin America or the Caribbean. 

Do you need to travel internationally for your short-term research or field work? The Einaudi Center sponsors academic travel for individual Cornell graduate students and professional students. If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to your dissertation or thesis research—or for other academic experiences in the international arena—Einaudi can help you get there. 
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LASP offers conference grants up to $500 to fund travel to graduate students to present at conferences.
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The Einaudi Center’s new Global Public Voices initiative promotes Cornell faculty’s public engagement on campus, in national debates, and around the world.
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LASP will offer up to three research grants to qualified graduate students who need to conduct field research over the summer of 2021. Amount Up to $1,500 each.
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If you are a rising senior who is interested in doing field work in Latin America or the Caribbean for your undergraduate senior thesis, and have discussed it with your advisor, come
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The Lourdes Benería Award for summer field research helps fund students studying gender and planning in Latin America or the Caribbean.