Funding Opportunities

Updated on August 31, 2022.

The Latin American Studies program welcomes students from the social sciences, humanities and sciences to explore their interests and expand their expertise in the regions through the following opportunities for funding their research and comunity engagement:

Latin American Studies Call for Fellows 2022-23

The Latin American Studies program is pleased to announce two open calls for fellows in 2022: one for undergraduate and another one for graduate students.

Latin American Studies Undergraduate Fellowship Award, 2022-23

New Application deadline: September 16, 2022. If selected, award will be announced on September 23, 2022.

Open to all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto who have completed at least 14 FCEs toward their degree by the end of the Summer 2022. Valued at $1,000.00 CAD and valid for one full academic year (September 1, 2022 – May 30, 2023). LAS Undergraduate Fellows will be expected to participate in public engagement through a project to be shared on the Department of Spanish & Portuguese website and social media channels, aimed at students at the University of Toronto and the larger intellectual community at Latin American Studies. For more details and application process, please consult the PDF iconCall for LAS Undergraduate Fellows 2022_23
 

Latin American Studies Graduate Fellowship Award, 2022-23

New application deadline: September 16, 2022. If selected, award will be announced on September 23, 2022.

Open to A&S PhD students at the University of Toronto who are in the writing stage of their dissertation. Valued at $1,000.00 CAD and valid for one full academic year (September 1, 2022 – May 30, 2023). LAS Graduate Fellows will be expected to engage with students and the larger intellectual community at Latin American Studies. They will give a presentation related to their research and will also contribute a workshop for undergraduate students on a topic of interest, mutually agreed with the Associate Chair of Latin American Studies. For more details and application process, please consult the PDF iconCall for LAS Graduate Fellows 2022_23

 

Latin American Studies Engagement Award 2022-23

Application deadline for the first round of funding: August 29, 2022. If selected, awards will be announced on September 9, 2022.
We anticipate the second round of funding will have a deadline of early January 2023. Stay tuned for more details.
 

Open to all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science, graduate students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies, and student groups recognized by ULife. This award provides support (in-kind and up to $500.00 CAD) for the organization of an event focused on issues related to Latin America or its diasporas, and whose primary audience is undergraduate students at the University of Toronto.
For more details and applications process, please consult the PDF iconCall for Engagement Awards Proposals 2022-23 First Round.pdf
To complete an application, please use the MS Form 2022-2023 Latin American Studies Engagement Award Application To access this form, you will need to login with your UTORid credentials.
You will have to complete the application in one session, so we strongly recommend that you prepare your answers in advance of starting the process. For your convenience, you provide you with the PDF iconLAS UEA 2022-23 Application Questions.pdf.