Call for the LASA-KELLOGG scholarship for indigenous and Afro-descendant students living in Mexico

February 6, 2020

From May 13 to 16, 2020 one of the most important academic events on the Latin American Region will take place, the LASA2020 Congress which will be held in the city of Guadalajara, in Western Mexico. The title of which will be Améfrica Ladina. Vinculando mundos y saberes, tejiendo esperanzas.

On this occasion, and to encourage the participation of indigenous and Afro-descendant students residing in Mexico in this Congress, the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) and the Kellogg Foundation will award 20 (twenty) scholarships with gender parity. The amount of the scholarship goes up to USD $500 and covers the cost of registration to the Congress as well as shared accommodation for 4 nights during the Congress. 

Closing date of the call: February 29, 2020

Extended deadline: March 7, 2020


About LASA

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

If you wish to interview a LASA Executive Council member, you can contact the LASA communications office at (412) 648-7929 or send an email to