CILAVS invites applications from Birkbeck PhD students to assist with the cost of some specific travel, ideally having a connection with Portuguese, Spanish and/or Latin American studies, for either presenting research at a conference or undertaking a research trip. Awards will be made in the region of £130 and the Committee will request a short account from travel bursar at a CILAVS workshop in the Academic Year (2023-24).

To apply for an award please download the funding application form here.

The application deadline for funding is 5pm on Friday 26 May 2023. Any funds awarded must comply with financial regulations and must be used within the financial year up to 31 July 2023.

If you would like further information, please contact either Prof Carmen Fracchia ( or Prof Luciana Martins (

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