The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


CLACLS Summer Research Fellowships (Deadline 2/11/22)

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center is accepting proposals for the CLACLS Summer Research Fellowships 2022. The Center will award multiple fellowships of up to $2,000 (partial awards may also be granted) to full-time students currently enrolled, and in good standing, in one of the doctoral programs at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Students must have advanced to candidacy to be eligible. The fellowships will support doctoral research on Latin America and the Caribbean. Spain or Portugal will be considered for research focused on Latin America.

Eligible expenses include travel and accommodation costs incurred for research with archival material, other primary source material, interviews, video documentation, and related research. We will also consider expenses for transcription and translation services, technology, and software for research purposes. Expenses for travel to schol​arly conferences, classes, or seminars are not eligible for support. Students are responsible for obtaining IRB approval, if needed.

All applications must be submitted as ONE PDF DOCUMENT to with the subject heading “[LAST NAME] 2022 Research Fellowship Application.”


Please arrange your document’s application materials in the following order:

1. A single cover page stating the applicant’s full name, email address, home address, GC program, field of study, and title of the research proposal

2. An additional one-page description of the research project with at least some mention of the study’s scholarly relevance (500 words maximum)

3. A one-page budget proposal (as detailed as possible)

4. Curriculum Vitae (no more than three pages)

5. An up-to-date Graduate Center transcript (an unofficial copy from GC Banner is fine)


Application Deadline: February 11, 2022 at 5pm EST (FIRM deadline). Decisions will go out March 4th, 2022. For any inquiries, please contact