- Latino Migration Project
For specific information about the ISA competitions listed below, including application forms and guidelines, please view the appropriate links. Unless otherwise indicated, only UNC-CH students are eligible to apply.
Latin Americanist graduate students from any department or school at UNC-CH presenting papers at conferences or professional meetings in the U.S. or abroad may apply for awards averaging $300-700 each.
Graduate and professional school students pursuing a masters or Ph.D. who are at the beginning of their academic program may apply for brief periods of research in Latin America or Caribbean.
Due: February 2, 2015 Application
Students conducting research relating to Latin American/Latino migration may apply. Average award: $1000.
Full-time graduate and professional school students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply to conduct language and area studies training. Priority is given to Brazilian Portuguese, Yucatec Maya, and Haitian Creole. Average award: Tuition + Stipend.
Full-time graduate and professional students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply for non-service graduate fellowships to conduct intensive language training. Priority will be given to Yucatec Maya, Brazilian Portuguese and other less-commonly taught languages of Latin America. Average award: $4000-75000.
PhD. candidates conducting dissertation research or at the write-up stage whose work is directly related to Latin America, Caribbean, or Latino Studies may apply. Average award: $2000-4000. writing directly related to Latin America, Caribbean or Latino Studies may apply.
ISA offers several opportunities for graduate students including TA and RAships. Vacancies vary, but please send a resume if you are interested in being considered for positions in Spring 2015 or AY 2015-2016. Be sure to include information about previous teaching and research experience.
LAC is a program designed to integrate the study and use of languages into the mainstream curriculum for students. It is coordinated by the Center for European Studies in cooperation with several UNC Areas Studies programs. LAC regularly seeks experienced bilingual (native or near-native) TAs to lead discussion sections. Advanced graduate students with interdisciplinary interests are especially encouraged to apply. For more information contact the LAC coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate and professional school students seeking to document their expertise in Latin America may apply for a Certificate in Latin American Studies in conjunction with an advanced degree in any UNC-CH graduate program.
Boren Fellowships provide funding for U.S. graduate students to study in world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. The applications are now available. These fellowships are open to graduate students of all U.S. universities. Visit the website for more details: http://www.borenawards.org/program.