Pictured above: Jennifer Linares Espinoza, undergraduate student and CLLAS grantee, presents her research paper at our 2023 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony. 

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies is delighted to announce that our student funding opportunities are live and now accepting applications! Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit applications for projects focused on Latino/a and Latin American issues, offering an exciting opportunity to broaden their academic horizons and discover new perspectives. Explore our current funding opportunities below:Graduate Student Research Grants (Up to $3,000)Deadline: March 1, 2024Unlock the potential of your graduate research! CLLAS announces the 2024 Graduate Student Research Grant, fueling the research of five+ students with up to $3,000 each! If you’re a master’s or doctoral candidate passionate about exploring the intersection of Latinx Studies or Latin American Studies with other disciplines, we want to hear from you. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to ignite your research journey! Learn More.Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Projects ($400)Deadline: April 8, 2024Get ready to shine! CLLAS is offering four $400 prizes to undergraduate superstars who bring their A-game to projects related to Latinx and Latin American issues. Whether you’re crushing a thesis, research paper, STEM project, art masterpiece, or something else entirely, we want to see your best work! Students may apply on their own, or a faculty member may nominate them. Learn More.