Scholarships in Latin American Studies

Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of the American Historical Association. Preference will be given to those with specific research needs, such as the completion of a project or completion of a discrete segment thereof. Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars.


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be enrolled in an academic program with an emphasis in either Latin-American or African language/culture.


Hispanic Alumni Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to study Hispanic/Latino American culture, education, and history. Selection is based upon merit and financial need.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.


Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships

Award: $35,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicants must hold a doctorate (or appropriate final degree) or have established themselves in their field and wish to pursue their own research or expect to have the Ph.D. in hand prior to taking up residence at Dumbarton Oaks. The fellowships are in the following areas: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, western medieval, Slavic and Near Eastern Studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America and Andean South America) and garden and landscape studies. Fellowships are based on demonstrated scholarly ability and preparation (including knowledge of the required languages), interest and value of the study or project and its relevance to Dumbarton Oaks.


Latin American Scholars

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Samford University. Students must participate in the Latin American Studies learning community during freshman year, maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 and earn a C or better in all required courses.