All incoming M.A. applicants are automatically considered for any available funding positions CLACS might have for the year. Hourly positions include 20 hours of work per week, assisting with public outreach programming, grant writing and reporting, and other dimensions of the Center's day-to-day operations. In exchange for this work, they receive a tuition and fee remission, student health insurance, and a living stipend. Those with near-native language skills in Spanish or Portuguese and teaching experience will be considered for associate instructorships. Associate instructors receive tuition and fee remission, health insurance, and a monthly stipend in return for teaching three introductory language sections per year in Spanish or Portuguese.
Any current IU graduate students conducting pilot research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean in which students gain familiarity with the languages and cultures of their prospective research sites, gather initial research data, and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their countries and fields of study.are eligible. (The Tinker foundation defines Latin America as "Spanish/Portuguese" speaking countries.)
Special Note: Research conducted in home country is limited to first structured field research in that country.
These grants are made possible by generous support from the Tinker Foundation and the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, the School of Education, and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Summer 2019 Tinker Field Research Grant Information/Instructions
Application Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019 by 5:00pm.
Amounts awarded: $350-$2000
Questions? Contact Bryan Pitts firstname.lastname@example.org or Katherine Cashman at email@example.com
FLAS Fellowships submission deadline is October 1, 2018 for Spring 2019-ONLY!
Haitian Creole, Maya, Portuguese and Quechua
Go to https://hls.indiana.edu/student-life/scholarships/flas.html for application and other information.