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Undergraduate Funding Options for Latin America/Caribbean

  • Course extension travel stipends

  • Internships

  • Senior thesis summer research

Graduate Funding Options for Latin America/Caribbean

  • Lourdes Beneria Award* (LASP award for those researching gender or planning; for in-country research costs excluding international airfare). Deadline: March 29, 2021

  • Travel grants (Einaudi travel grants for airfare). Deadline: March 29, 2021

  • Summer research grants (LASP, for in-country research costs excluding international airfare), requires successful petition to Cornell to travel internationally. Deadline: March 29, 2021

  • Paper presentation conference grants (on hold due to covid restricitions)


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.

The Einaudi Center’s new Global Public Voices initiative promotes Cornell faculty’s public engagement on campus, in national debates, and around the world.

We're looking for graduate students to join the Einaudi Center's vital work on global racial justice.

LASP offers conference grants up to $500 to fund travel to graduate students to present at conferences.

Come talk to us about funding options for your summer internship in Latin America or the Caribbean. 
Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources.
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.
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
The Lourdes Benería Award for summer field research helps fund students studying gender and planning 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. 
The Einaudi Center's faculty seed grant program advances international research and education at Cornell and supports international activities and events.