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Student Funding

For information about MARSLAC funding, please visit the MARSLAC funding page.


The Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is privileged to receive funding from the the Lemann Foundation, The Tinker Foundation, the US Department of Education, the Tannenbaum Fund, and others, to provide grants and fellowships to Columbia University undergraduate and graduate students. This Application Guide is meant to provide a brief overview of our different fellowship and travel grant program as well as information on eligibility and requirements, and submission deadlines and procedures.

The 2015-2016 Application Round covered the following programs open to students at Columbia:

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) for Summer 2015 and Academic Year 2015-2016 (Application) (Guidelines) - Deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015
  • For a list of FLAS eligible programs go to the CLASP website.
  • Pre-Dissertation Field Research Travel Grant for Summer 2015 (Application) (Guidelines) - Deadline is Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Graduate Internship Grant for Summer 2015 (Application) (Guidelines) - Deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Undergraduate Internship Grant for Summer 2015 (Application) (Guidelines) - Deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015


Below are links to external institutions that give grants and/or fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students:


If you have any questions regarding these fellowship and travel grant programs, please contact Eliza Kwon-Ahn, Student Affairs Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Funding Opportunities

Masters Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

MA Program