APPPLY NOW | LAII Undergraduate Fellowships at University of New Mexico, USA 2023-24

Welcome To Another Exciting Opportunity.

This is to notify you that the LAII Undergraduate Fellowships at the University of New Mexico, USA 2023-24 is ongoing.

Fundamental points

  • Scholarship Country: USA
  • Eligible Countries: USA
  • Financial Coverage: Funding is partial
  • Eligible Courses: Foreign Language, Area Studies 
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Deadline: December 20, 2022.

Short Description

The US Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships call for applications for the spring of 2023, and the Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) at the University of New Mexico is happy to announce it. 

These scholarships are designed to encourage language study and research in the regions of Latin America, the Caribbean, and/or Iberia and are open to undergraduate students enrolled at the Center for Latin American and Border Studies (CLAS), which is linked with LAII.

Scholarship Award Benefit

All of the following will be provided by the university:

  • After the first census date, the student will get $3,500 in the first year and $2,500 per semester after that.
  • The award is valid for a maximum of eight payments.

Number of Awards

  • Not specified

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the LAII Undergraduate Fellowships at the University of New Mexico, USA 2023-24:

  • US nationals, citizens, and lawful permanent residents
  • Any UNM undergraduate studying full-time may apply.
  • Students seeking careers in US government service, STEM students, and professional school students are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • While holding the fellowship, participants must finish 1 Portuguese, Quechua, Nahuatl, or Yucatec Maya course at UNM and 1 Latin American area studies (non-language) course.
  • Recipients who are undergraduate students must be willing to learn a language at the intermediate or advanced level.
  • Although all students are invited to apply, consideration will be given to those who can show a financial need among those who are equally qualified. In order to share their financial need information with LAII, candidates should complete a Financial Need Analysis Request Form and submit their FAFSA as soon as possible to UNM’s Office of Financial Aid.

Application Method

The following method remains the only viable way to apply rightfully.

  • Fill out the application to apply. and submit your documents digitally. Additionally, ask your recommender to send a letter of support to LAII through email at
  • Please Click Below To Begin Your Application














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