Latin America and the Caribbean

The Harvard Summer School offers multiple summer study abroad programs in the region every year. Please refer to the HSS website for a full listing. You can view a list of pre-approved non-Harvard summer study abroad programs at the OIE website. Funding for both sets of programs is available through the Office of Career Services


Country Non-Specific

  • Steve Reifenberg Fellowship: Provides $6,000 for a Harvard College graduate to spend 4-6 months following graduation dedicated to volunteer or community service in Latin America. The experience should be focused on social or environmental development. Deadline March 1, 2020.
  • DRCLAS Summer Research Travel Grants: Support undergraduate and graduate or professional students conducting research related to Latin America and the Caribbean. Research proposals are accepted from all disciplines, but must be directly related to the region. Deadline February 3, 2020.
  • Princeton In Latin America: Partners with NGOs and multilateral organizations and places highly qualified recent college graduates in yearlong service fellowships with nonprofit, public service, humanitarian, and government organizations with a social mission in Latin American and Caribbean.






Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama: OCS/DRCLAS support for financial aid students for research and marketing internships