Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Fellowships

IAF is a US Government agency that funds self-help initiatives of the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. IAF Fellowships support dissertation research;the applicant’s research must be related to topics on grassroots development in the region. Applicants must be US citizens or citizens of the independent Latin American or Caribbean countries. Proficiency in the language(s) appropriate to the research is required. Proposals should offer a practical orientation to field-based information. The fellowship includes air fare, a monthly stipend, a research allowance and health insurance.


check webpage, usually mid January

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Doctoral student - require ABD status at start of award

Award Type:
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 7, 2015

Last Updated: 6/8/16