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CLAS Field Research Travel Grant

CLAS Field Research Travel Grants

The Center for Latin American Studies invites proposals for Stanford graduate student-led research in Latin America.  CLAS will distribute travel grants of up to $1,000 for approved proposals.

Application Requirements

  • Cover sheet must include name, SUNet ID, Student ID Number, email, department, research title, location, dates of travel, and amount requested.
  • CV
  • Brief research proposal narrative (1-2 page max)
  • Complete itemized budget ( i.e. airfare, lodging, local transportation) 

    Budget Template (5.11 KB)
  • Graduate transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from your advisor

Apply Here     Upload Letter of Recommendation Here


Funds for the 2023-24 academic year are available only for research taking place December 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024.

Applications for winter break/quarter are due by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) on November 1, 2023.

Applications for spring break/quarter are due by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) on January 30, 2024.

Applications for summer quarter are due by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) on April 1, 2024.


Awardees are expected to:

  • Submit a one-page report of the research conducted ready to be posted in our website AND a complete budget report within 30 days after the completion of their travel.
  • Be ready to give a presentation on research findings, if requested by CLAS

Contact us with any questions by email at latinamerica [at] (latinamerica[at]stanford[dot]edu)

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