Argentine Studies Program Funding Guidelines
The funds of the Argentine Studies Program may be used for two main tracks of activities:
- Initiatives that promote visibility of Argentinean issues on our campus. These may include invited speakers, lectures, and conferences focusing on Argentinean issues.
- Activities that support the scholarly work of LLILAS-affiliated faculty and UT graduate students. These may include partial travel funds for research purposes including collaborative programs with Argentinean scholars and students. Priority will be given to proposals to use the funds as research planning seed money to prepare for grants that are run through LLILAS.
The call for proposals will be circulated twice per year (during summer and late fall), and the deadline to submit proposals will be during the first week of classes in both the fall and spring semesters. Allocation of funds will be confirmed in early fall and early spring to allow sufficient time for travel arrangements if needed.
Criteria for Proposals
- Proposals should have a length of 750–1,000 words and should justify how the activities support scholarly work that strengthens Argentine studies at UT. In addition, proposals should specify how the funded activity will contribute to ongoing efforts on the topic (e.g., grant proposal, ongoing research, course development, etc.).
- Proposals should include a budget and confirmation of supplementary funds from other UT units.
- Proposals may be submitted by:
- a LLILAS faculty member;
- a currently enrolled UT graduate student, with a letter of support from a LLILAS faculty member.
In any given year, the proposals selected should reflect the disciplinary, methodological, and topical diversity of faculty expertise.
For more information on these guidelines, contact Paloma Díaz at 512.232.2415.