The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS) is presently accepting proposals for its 2018 Summer Research Travel Fellowships. CLACLS will award multiple fellowships of up to $1,000 (partial awards will also be granted) to full-time students currently enrolled in one of the Doctoral programs at the Graduate Center who are interested in travelling to Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, or Portugal to conduct research during the Summer 2018.

Eligible expenses will include travel and accommodation costs incurred to examine archival and other primary source material and/or to interview relevant informants. Partial awards to cover the eligible expenses may be made. Expenses attendant to travel to scholarly conferences, classes, or seminars are not eligible for support.All applications must be submitted as ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT (Word or PDF) to with the subject heading “[LAST NAME] 2018 Travel Fellowship Application”.  Please arrange your document’s application materials in the following order:

  1. A single cover page stating the applicant’s full name, email address, home address, GC program, field of study, and title of the research proposal
  2. An additional one-page description of the research project with at least some mention of the proposed trip’s larger scholarly relevance (500 words maximum)
  3. A one-page budget proposal (as detailed as possible)
  4. Curriculum Vitae (no more than three pages)
  5. An up-to-date Graduate Center transcript (an unofficial copy from GC Banner is fine)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 12th, 2018 at 5pm EST (hard deadline)

Decisions will go out April 27th, 2018 by 5pm EST

Please contact CLACLS directly with any questions — 212.817.8438

Information regarding former winners can be found on the CLACLS website at