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Latin American Studies - Links of Interest
Scholarships for study abroad in Latin America
WKU World Topper Scholarship application (PDF)
A need-based WKU scholarship for study abroad students.
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
A need-based award for undergraduate study abroad, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for U.S. citizens studying outside of Western Europe or Australia. This scholarship is intended for study abroad in non-traditional destinations, students with no prior study abroad experience, or students who are in groups traditionally underrepresented in study abroad (e.g. students with disabilities, minority students, or community college students). Contact the Office of Scholar Development for more information.
Organization of American States (OAS)
The Organization of American States offers a variety of scholarships both for study at institutions throughout the Americas (especially in Latin American and the Caribbean) and to assist students from Latin American and Caribbean.
A private fund offering $500 scholarships for anyone over 18 with plans to intern, study, or volunteer in Latin America.
General information on Latin America
LANIC - Latin American Network Information Center
A general source for information on all of Latin America.
Internet Resources for Latin America
An extensive list of online resources related to Latin American issues, maintained by Molly Molloy at New Mexico State University.
Andanzas al Web Latino (Adventures on the Latino Web)
Resources on Latinos in the U.S. and U.S.-Mexico Border Resources, also maintained by Molly Molloy at New Mexico State University.
Current events from Latin America; full access available through WKU's campus network.
American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience
ABC-CLIO's database of articles, images, essays and more exploring the experience of Latinos in the U.S.
Handbook of Latin American Studies Online
A searchable, annotated bibliography of scholarly works related to Latin American Studies, maintained by the Library of Congress.
Sources and General Resources on Latin America
Current news and historical information on Latin America from the pre-Columbian era to the modern day, compiled by Steven Volk at Oberlin College.
Latin American Studies
A variety of information on Latinos and Latin American countries, created by Dr. Antonio Rafael de la Cova.
Colonial Latin America
Useful resources on Colonial Latin American history, created by Peter Bakewell at Southern Methodist University.
Latin America Links
News and information on Latin America, mainly intended for travelers to the region.
Kentucky Ecuador Partners
Information on the Kentucky Ecuador Partnership, active since 1965.
National Geographic World Music
Information on music from around the globe, including some good descriptions of Latin American music.
Please email Dr. Marc Eagle if you have any questions, comments or corrections.