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LAII and Tinker Foundation Announce Call for Field Research Grant Proposals

December 14, 2018

LAII and Tinker Foundation Announce Call for Field Research Grant Proposals


The LAII and Tinker Foundation are pleased to announce a call for applications for Field Research Grants (FRGs) for UNM faculty and graduate students. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by 5:00 pm for research conducted between April 1 and December 31, 2019. A help session will be held at the LAII on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. All first-time applicants are encouraged to attend.

With generous funding from the Tinker Foundation, the LAII is able to support graduate students across campus as they pursue field research in Latin America. Travel to Spain or Portugal is not allowed. Field Research Grants (FRGs) are meant to assist students in obtaining their first or second field research experience in Latin America. The grants are generally for brief periods of research (typically two weeks to four months) and provide funding for airfare, in-country transportation, and per diem.

Similarly, the LAII supports faculty members who seek 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. Additional restrictions apply.

For more information, email commlaii@unm.edu, call (505) 277-7049, or visit the LAII webpages for, respectively,  student FRGs and faculty FRGs.