Student Grants

Short-Term Field Research Grants on Afro-Latin American Studies

Harvard undergraduate or graduate full-time students doing short term research (2-8 weeks) in any discipline within Afro-Latin American Studies can apply. Most grants will not exceed $2,000.

Applications must include:

  • A Research Proposal (3 pages max, double space, including title, name, and affiliation)
  • Resume
  • A Letter of Recommendation from your advisor
  • A Budget

Send your complete application to, subject line: "Research Grants"

This grant is generously funded by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs’ Initiative on Afro-Latin American Studies

Deadline: November 1, 2019 (for students interested in doing field work in January 2020)

                   April 1, 2020 (for students interested in doing field work in Summer 2020)

Within four weeks of the complition of your field research, all grantees must send a 500-word report to