EGAP LATAM Regional Hub Small Grants Fund

Overview

  • EGAP LATAM will award:     
    • Up to USD $15,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and are currently enrolled in a PhD program or in possession of a PhD and/or have prior experience leading research projects with similar levels of funding (please highlight relevant experience in your CV). Note that proposals with budgets less than USD $15,000 will be favorably considered, with the possibility of awarding additional grants depending on availability. 
    • Up to USD $5,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and have completed a Master’s degree but are not currently enrolled in a PhD program or in possession of a PhD and have limited prior experience in leading research projects.
    • Up to USD $2,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and are currently pursuing a Master’s degree.
  • Funding can be used to support the investigators’ time, travel and lodging associated with field research, research assistance, phone survey implementation costs, data purchase or storage, and other reasonable field research expenses.
  • Eligibility is restricted to scholars based in / from Latin America. This refers to individuals who (a) currently hold a PhD and are employed or at a university or research institute in Latin America; (b) currently study at the doctoral level at a university or research institute in Latin America; or (c) received an undergraduate or graduate university degree from a Latin American university and are currently a graduate student, postdoc, or faculty elsewhere.
    • Note:​ Collaborations between scholars based in / from Latin America and other researchers (including US-based collaborators) are eligible to apply for this grant; however projects must be clearly led by a scholar based in / from Latin America, and if funds are awarded, the funds will be transferred directly to the applicant based in / from Latin America and not the non-Latin American researchers.
    • Note:​ Applications from unaffiliated researchers are ​not eligible (i.e., those who ​do not study, teach, or conduct research at a university, international institution, formally accredited research center, or government department).
    • Please contact egap_latam@uniandes.edu.co with any questions regarding eligibility.
  • Grant recipients will be required to secure necessary research approvals where appropriate (e.g., IRB approval must be acquired unless there exists an explicit and legal reason for exemption and such approval must be shared for any primary data collection prior to the start of data collection).

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