2016 Fellowships

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November 7, 2016

2016 Grassroots Development Fellowships

The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce its Grassroots Fellowship awards for 16 Ph.D. candidates from U.S. universities who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during 2016 -2017. The Fellows were selected on the strength of their academic record, their proposals and their potential contribution to grassroots development. 

2016 fellows met with IAF staff in October

The Fellowship Program, launched in 1974 in furtherance of the IAF’s mission, has supported doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and master’s degree candidates from throughout the hemisphere. The program supports and prepares students in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields. More



Kaplan Announces Plans to Step Down 

Our President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017, after more than six years of successful leadership, to pursue personal interests outside of the organization. Read the press release here.


Join us at the Embassy of Argentina!

Date: November 14 at 5 pm  Time: 5-6 pm
For a panel discussion with PH15 to learn about the impact on young people and their community. 

Followed by the opening reception of the exhibition featuring young Argentinian photographers.

Open to the public. No registration required. More


  Ciudad Oculta, Argentina. (Ph15) Natalia Godoy.