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Graduate Student Opportunities


Please note: Tinker grants are not available for 2015.  Due March 16, 2015, e-mail Lynn Park (

The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is pleased to announce the competition for predissertation TINKER FIELD RESEARCH GRANTS for 2015. Grants will be allotted to UCD graduate students whose research requires inter-national travel for research on Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian themes. Preference will be given to students who will apply for external fellowships (Fulbright, SSRC, NSF, Inter-American Foundation, etc.) M.A. and Ph.D. students from any department may apply.

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The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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Contact Us

Chuck Walker, Director Stephanie L. Ivory, Program Coordinator 

Phone: 530-752-3046
Fax: 530-752-5655 

Undergraduate Advising

Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Latin Amer & Hemispheric Std (Minor) (Economics, History, EAS)" 

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