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Undergraduate Research Grant

LACS Undergraduate Research Grants:

LACS invites undergraduates interested in conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean to apply for our Summer Travel Grants. Amount of award(s) will vary. Students interested in working toward a senior thesis or other major research project are especially encouraged to apply. Those interested should submit by May 25th:

  1. A project proposal of no more than 3 pages, (plus a bibliography if appropriate). The proposal should explain the objective of the proposed study, argue for its importance, detail where and how it will be conducted, explain what steps have been taken to make contacts in the country where the research will take place, and show the project's role in the applicant's plan of study and future goals.
  2. A budget, detailing total expenses.
  3. One letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor who agrees to supervise the project.
  4. A complete transcript.

Complete applications should be turned in by 4pm on May 25th, to Tiffany Williams-Cobleigh, Program Assistant, Latin American and Caribbean Studies at | tel. 847-491-7980.

Past LACS Undergraduate Research Grant Winners: