Undergraduate Funding

UA Latin American Studies Student Scholarships

Apply Online at: UA Latin American Studies Scholarship Application Form or https://uarizona.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1QRMYIxM9CcldVH


DEADLINE to Apply: March 4th 
Students will be notified by March 11th 


Roop Summer Career Paths Internship and Research Training Scholarships (RCPS)

This Scholarship supports top students to participate in special summer career path defining programs they could not ordinarily afford.  These programs could include professional internships with NGOs, the private sector or government agencies.  It could also include participation in research in Latin American, special training seminars or study abroad programs.

·        Undergraduate majoring or minoring in Latin American Studies

·        Minimum GPA 2.5

·        Participating in Summer program

Governor Raul H Castro Scholarship (Academic Year)

Candidates for this scholarship are required to be in good standing at the University of Arizona.  The candidates must be a graduate or undergraduate student in Latin American Studies studying international relations or local politics.  The candidate should have a GPA of 2.9 or higher.  Each candidate is required to submit an essay detailing their need and career goals and demonstrate financial need.  The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Director for the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and a committee selected by the Director.  In the case that there is no Director for CLAS, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in consultation with the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will determine the student recipient.  The family will be informed of the scholarship recipient, and the recipient will be required to send a letter to the Raul H. Castro family.

·        Graduate or undergraduate Majoring in Latin American Studies Studying international relations or politics

·        GPA of 2.9 or higher

Peter T. Johnson Summer Study and Research Scholarship

To support field research in Latin American and the Caribbean for honors theses by undergraduates, theses by masters degree candidates, and theses by doctoral students. If the Fund is used for dissertations, the fund should supplement grants received from other sources. The Fund can be used by any student regardless of discipline. Selection of the students and uses of the Payout shall be determined at the discretion of the Director of the Center of Latin American Studies and the Center's committee for reviewing field research proposals.

·        Undergraduate students working on an honors theses in Latin American and the Caribbean

·        Masters Degree candidates working on a theses in Latin American and the Caribbean

Edward J. Williams Research Scholarship

Fulltime, graduate or upper division undergraduate in good academic standing currently enrolled in Latin American Studies courses and/or students from other disciplines with research interests focusing on Latin America or US Mexico border issues.  Must spend at least two weeks in the field if scholarship given as a research travel award.  Students may also apply to present their work in conferences.  U.S. citizenship not required.  Submittal of application form developed by the selection committee, a proposal outlining the field research objectives and methodology when used for travel.  Letter of invitation and how the scholarship will further your professional objectives when used for conferences.  The Selection Committee shall make the final recommendation and it is subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid.     

·        Must spend at least two weeks in the field if scholarship given as a research travel award.

·        Students may also apply to present their work in conferences.

For more information contact Colin Deeds, colind@email.arizona.edu or call 520-626-7242.



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