Luksic Visiting Scholars Program at Stanford Center for Latin American Studies

Opportunity for academics from Chile to conduct research at Stanford for four months

Applications: Closed


Applications: Closed


Stanford, California, USA


Professors and academics from Chilean universities

About the Program

The Luksic Visiting Scholars Program at Stanford’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) is an opportunity for admitted Chilean academics or professors from any academic discipline to spend four months at Stanford University. While on campus, Luksic Visiting Scholars will have access to a wide array of experts, libraries, and other archives to conduct their research.

Eligibility: This program is available to academics and researchers from Chile. Applicants must hold a doctorate and a current academic appointment at a university or research institution. Independent scholars may request to have this requirement waived based on their professional trajectory.

Academics can be from any scientific discipline or academic field. Applicants must explain how they will engage in research at Stanford University during the program. Those who provide information on how their research experience at Stanford can benefit their institution’s or Chile’s development will be prioritized. Women and researchers from regional institutions in Chile are especially encouraged to apply.

Duration: One-quarter of four months. Scholars can begin their four-month research period in early September 2024, January 2025, or April 2025 to coincide with the Fall, Winter, and Spring/ Quarters at Stanford.

Program support: The Luksic Visiting Scholars Program provides the selected academic with a competitive compensation package which includes an allowance, housing support, transportation support, and library access.

Selection process: The selection process is competitive on the basis of professional trajectory and the quality of the proposed research plan. A Selection Panel established by CLAS and without the participation of the Luksic Scholars Foundation will make all awarding decisions.

Up to two Visiting Scholars from Chilean institutions are named. If the research proposals allow, it is encouraged for both Scholars to arrive at Stanford at a similar date to encourage cohort dynamics.

Update (1st February 2023): the application process for the 2023-24 academic year closed on 31st January 2023. The team from Stanford CLAS will get in touch with the candidates directly with updates regarding their applications.

If you would like additional information about the application requirements for future cycles, please visit Stanford CLAS

More Information

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.


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