The ILS offers various funding opportunities for graduate students.

The Joseph Gaia Distinguished Fellowships in Latino Studies, offered in partnership by the ILS and The Graduate School, is awarded to promising doctoral students. 

It features the following: 

  • Tuition offering
  • Stipend of $29,000 on a 12-month basis for up to five years
  • Full coverage of the University's health insurance premium cost

Learn more about our award recipients.

In addition, ILS has special funds available to recruit Latinx students, as well for supporting current students' research and conference opportunities. Please send a request letter and CV to Professor Luis Fraga at