Inter-American Foundation

The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) was created in 1969 by the United States Congress to fund the self-help initiatives of the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean and the groups that directly support them. The IAF disseminates research findings of its Fellows to a broad audience concerned with development. IIE has partnered with the IAF to administer its Grassroots Development Fellowship Program.

Open to Ph.D candidates who are currently enrolled at a U.S. university and are citizens of the United States or of an independent country in Latin America. Students must be have advanced candidacy for a Ph.D in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields, or other disciplines as related to grassroots development issues in Latin America or the Caribbean.

Program Type: Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships

Participant Type: Scholars, Faculty, and Administrators, Working Professionals and Teachers, Students

Fields of Study: Arts, Education and Vocational Training, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Social Sciences, Other

Program Location: The Americas

Sponsor: Inter-American Foundation