Apply for IAF Grassroots Development Fellowship Program 2019
IAF Grassroots Development Fellowship Program 2019 – The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Fellowships support dissertation research in Latin America and the Carribean undertaken by students who have advanced to PhD candidacy in a University in the United States. IAF’s Fellowships provide support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics related to grassroots development. Research must be initiated between June 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015.
Universities in the United States of America.
Field of Study
Social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields and the professions as related to grassroots development issues.
Number of Awards
About 15 fellows
Citizens of USA, Latin American, and Carribean Countries.
Fellowship awards include a research allowance of up to $3,000; a $1,500 monthly stipend for a period from between four to 12 months, international round trip transportation to the research site, health insurance and attendance at a mandatory mid-year conference.
Ph.D. candidates who are currently enrolled at a U.S. university and are citizens of the United States or of an independent country in Latin America or the Caribbean, except Cuba, may apply. Before beginning research funded under the IAF Fellowship, students must have advanced to candidacy for a Ph.D. in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields or other disciplines as related to grassroots development issues in Latin America or the Caribbean.
How to Apply
The 2014-2015 application deadline has passed. Please check back at the official website in the fall for information about the 2015-2016 application.
6 Jan 2014 (annual)
Study in: Latin America/Carribean
Course starts June 2014
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.