Scholarships for Latin American Studies

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Latin American Studies focuses on the history, culture, politics, art, literature and geography of Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Guyana. Students can specialize in a wide range of areas, from ancient civilizations to modern immigration. This interdisciplinary degree is applicable in fields such as government, business, education, art or international banking.

Financial assistance is available to individuals planning on majoring in Latin American Studies at the post-secondary level. Here are some examples of available programs:

Arizona State University, Center for Latin American StudiesLatin America studies scholarships

ASU‘s CLAS is a strong program made up of experts in several fields and countries. There are also a host of scholarships available. Here are a few:

University of Texas at Austin, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

The institute at UT Austin offers different scholarships, including:

University of Louisville, Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Full-time UofL students wishing to study abroad will be interested in applying for one of several Richard and Constance Lewis Scholarships in Latin American and Iberian Studies offered each year. Students who have received assistance under this program have been able to study in Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, México, Ecuador, Panamá, Spain, and Portugal. The financial assistance can be applied to educational expenses, including tuition, books, and study abroad.

The new David Hershberg Scholarship provides $1,500 for international study in the summer to help defray the costs of international travel and lodging for a period of at least 21 days.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Students at UW-Eau Claire in the Latin American Studies program can apply for:

University of Florida, Center for Latin American Studies

UF’s CLAS offers a variety of scholarships for Latin American Studies students, including: