Year-round, students are offered a broad range of research, internship, and educational opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students in and/or focusing on Latin America.
DRCLAS offers a variety of both center-structured and independent remote opportunities for currently enrolled Harvard University students and student groups seeking engagement with Latin America. Opportunities are currently developed for Academic Year 2021-2022.
Structured Travel Opportunities
Grants for Student Groups
DRCLAS awards grants to Undergraduate Student Organizations, Graduate Student Organizations, University-wide student organizations, and Graduate Special Groups working with a Harvard faculty member for publications, workshops, conferences, and/or events at Harvard University related to Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx populations in the United States.
Certificate Program & Thesis Prizes
DRCLAS awards a Certificate in Latin American Studies to Harvard College students and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences PhD candidates who complete an approved course of study and experience relating to the region.
The best theses in Latin American and Latinx studies are celebrated through the selection of student prizes. Award recipients are recognized at the Certificate Ceremony at the end of each academic year.
Graduate Study Opportunities
Graduate Student Associate positions are designed to facilitate and supplement a student’s independent research toward the PhD or advanced professional degree on topics related to Latin America.
DRCLAS works with the admissions and financial aid offices at the various graduate and professional schools to offer the following fellowships for Master’s and/or PhD candidates enrolled in one of Harvard University’s professional schools.