Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2024


Luke Urbain


Opportunity Description

The LACS Graduate Student Summer Research Grants is offered through the Latin America Studies Program, part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

LACS will offer up to three research grants to qualified graduate students who need to conduct field research over the summer. Requires Cornell approval for travel.


Up to $1,500 each.

How to Apply

Click the button below to access the online funding application. Applicants are asked to provide:

  1. A proposal of the work to be undertaken, including a detailed budget
  2. A tentative itinerary/schedule
  3. A list of previous and current grant monies received
  4. A faculty recommendation from within the applicant’s area of study

We will make a decision by March 31st, 2024. 

If your proposal includes travel to an elevated risk country, you will need to submit a request to ITART to travel. In the event that you receive Einaudi travel grant funds, the award will not be released until you complete the ITART application process. You are strongly encouraged to have a back-up plan for your project in the event that your ITART application is denied, or if the country to which you are traveling should become an elevated risk country subsequent to receiving your travel grant.

Application Deadline: March 8, 2024