The UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) announces the Call for Applications for its Field Research Grants (FRGs) for UNM faculty and graduate students. The deadline for applications is March 18, 2015. An information and help session will be held on February 4, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., in the LAII Conference Room. For reference, see the Call for Applications flyer.
FRGs support faculty and graduate field research in Latin America, Spain, or Portugal.
Faculty FRGs provide UNM faculty members opportunities to begin field work on new projects or to complete, supplement, or add a comparative dimension to field research previously conducted. Grants provide funding for airfare, in-country transportation, and some field expenses.
Student FRGs provide support for graduate students in any department at UNM to conduct field work in Latin America. The grants are meant to assist students in obtaining their firs tor second field research experience. Grants provide funding for airfare, in-country transportation, and some field expenses.
To learn about previously-funded graduate student field researchers, see profiles of past recipients.
Image: Photograph of 2014 Field Research Grant recipient Matthew Schwartz, who conducted research in the Bolivian Amazon Basin. Reprinted with permission.
--Posted Friday, January 23, 2015.