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Undergrad Minor Ph.D. Minor Spring '15 Courses Cross-Listed Courses Why Latino Studies?

Latino Studies Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2013-14

The Latino Studies Program is accepting applications for a Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2013-14. The fellowship includes a stipend of $18,000 and student health insurance coverage.  It does not include a fee remission. The award will enable a doctoral candidate to engage in focused work leading to the completion of a Ph.D. dissertation.  During the fellowship year, the student is expected to devote full time to dissertation work and to participate in the Latino Studies Program’s scholarly activities.

Application procedure: To be eligible, applicants must be earning their doctoral degree within the College of Arts & Sciences and must be formally advanced to candidacy by July 31, 2013. Preference will be given to projects which enrich knowledge about Latino populations residing in the United States; projects which involve transnational populations or frameworks are also acceptable.

Application materials include: 1. Curriculum Vitae; 2. Transcripts; 3. Dissertation Prospectus; 4. Two Letters of Recommendation.

See application form for criteria and details. Download application here

The Deadline was:
Friday, February 1, 2013

Submit materials electronically or in hard copy to:

Micaela Richter,
Latino Studies Program
814 East Third Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-3657
(812) 856-1795

Current & Previous Dissertation Fellows

2012-13 – Silvia Roca-Martínez, “From the Private to the Public: Gender, Nation, and Counter-Memory in Memoirs of 20th Century Women Writers from the Hispanic World,” Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

2011-12 – Rebecca Ronquest, “An Acoustic Analysis of Heritage Spanish Vowels,” Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

2010-11 – Lori Hall-Araujo, “Imagining Carmen Miranda, Imagining the Latina,” Department of Communication & Culture.

2009-10 – Melissa Quintela, “The Power of Youth in an Emerging Latino Community,” Department of Sociology.


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Latino Studies Program
814 East Third Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-3657
Phone: (812) 856-1795 - Fax: (812) 855-9997

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