Research fellowships

Pew Latin American Fellows

Pew Latin American Fellows

The Pew Latin American Fellows Program was established in 1990. Since then, Pew has helped advance the scientific careers of nearly 300 past and present Pew fellows. Former Pew fellows can be found in leadership roles in research institutes throughout Latin America, where they are contributing to a vibrant and successful interdisciplinary scientific community. To learn more about the program and how to apply, view this FAQ.

Key application dates:

  • The application portal opens on June 7, 2021.
  • Please email on this date or later for login information.
  • The application deadline is Aug. 25, 2021.


Award eligibility:Candidates must meet all of the following eligibility requirements for the 2022 application process:

  • Must have been awarded a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree between June 7, 2016, and Feb. 1, 2022.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who received their undergraduate and graduate degrees from institutions in Latin America.
  • Applicants may have obtained their undergraduate or graduate degrees from a school outside of Latin America but preferably not in the United States.
  • M.D. candidates whose degree was completed prior to June 7, 2016, may contact the program office for a discussion about eligibility.


Funding: The Pew fellowship provides a $30,000 salary stipend in each of two years (24 months total) and an additional $70,000 payment to the sponsoring institution when the fellow confirms plans to return to Latin America.

To read the full requirements and more information please visit the official webpage

OAS scholarships

OAS scholarships

Professionals from different areas interested in pursuing master’s, doctorate or research studies at universities or higher education institutions accredited in any of the OAS member states.

Benefits: The scholarship is capped at $ 10,000 per academic year. These funds can cover the following benefits:

  • Registration and compulsory administrative fees.
  • Health insurance
  • Supplementary monthly subsistence contribution.
  • Round trip air ticket.
  • Annual allocation of books / study materials.


      • Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of an OAS member state.
      • Mastering the language of the country and / or the study program.
      • Have a university degree (bachelor’s degree) at the time of submitting the scholarship application.
      • Have a letter of admission to the university where you plan to study to begin studies between January 1 and December 1, 2021 *.
      • CV not documented
      • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, former teachers or current or former employer duly stamped and / or signed.
      • Complete online application form
      • Others.


Study level: Postgraduate (master’s, doctorate and research)

Modality: Face-to-face or distance

Language: Depends on the program to choose

Duration: Between 1 to 2 years

Deadline: July 19, 2021

For more information about the requirements and the application process visit the webpage or write to the email


Study in Switzerland-Research Partnership Scholarships

Study in Switzerland-Research Partnership Scholarships

Target: Peruvian professionals interested in carrying out a scientific exchange with foreign researchers at the Swiss Latin American Center of the University of San Gallen, in order to develop joint projects to be presented to large funding agencies in that country and in Latin America and Europe.

Funding: Between 10,000 and 25,000 Swiss francs.

* All expenses must be justified and related to the proposed research activities. For more details, review “Research Association Grants”.

About the call:
Study level: Postgraduate (Research)
Modality: Face-to-face (in Switzerland)
English language)
Duration: 1 year (between January 2022 and January 2024)

Deadline: Friday June 25, 2021

Applications: Present the requirements requested in Any questions about the call, write to the mail

For more information, visit the website

For young researchers: Proof of Concept

For young researchers: Proof of Concept

BRIDGE Proof of Concept helps young researchers to apply their research results and gain the confidence needed to make a market entry. The projects may target innovations of all kinds from all research areas.

Who can ask for support?

You can apply for a BRIDGE Proof of Concept project regardless of discipline if you meet the following criteria:

  • Your institution has assured you of their support for the duration of the project.
  • You have gained research experience while studying for your bachelor’s or master’sdegree, which you obtained no more than four years ago or
  • You are on course to complete your doctoral studies within the next six months or less, or you are a working as a postdoctoral researcher, having obtained your doctorate no more than four years ago.
  • You submit your proposal as an individual and not as part of a group.

This is how BRIDGE Proof of Concept can support you

-It covers your salary and any costs that are directly linked to the execution of your project; max. CHF 130,000 per year.

-It provides funding for your project for a twelve-month period.It may be extended once for a maximum of six months.

-Calls for Proof of Concept projects are launched up to four times a year.

More information and how to apply here