Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship

Degree Level: Graduate

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States

Duration: One year

Deadlines: January. Please check website below for the specific date.


The IAF Grassroots Development Ph.D. Fellowship Program provides support for dissertation field research in Latin America and the Caribbean undertaken by students who have advanced to candidacy for a Ph.D. The research has to be related to grassroots development issues in Latin America.

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.

Visit the IAF Grassroots Development Fellowship site.

Award Details

Amount: $3,000 research allowance, plus a $1,500 monthly stipend for up to 12 months

Duration: One year

Location: Latin America/Caribbean

Additional Qualifications: Proficiency in the language(s) appropriate to research proposal is required