Funding Opportunities


Digital Humanities Curriculum Design/Redesign Staff Support Grant: provides UT faculty & graduate student instructors dedicated staff support by LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship staff and a grant of up to $250 to cover expenses incurred in the design/redesign of a Latin American, U.S. Latinx, and/or African Diaspora Studies course scheduled for Summer 2020-Spring 2021 as a digital humanities course.

Digital Scholarship & Special Collections Spring Internship: provides a UT upper-division undergraduate or graduate student a paid opportunity to work closely with LLILAS Benson staff to support digital scholarship and special collection efforts. The internship program will be 10 hours a week for 15 weeks, with an hourly wage of $20 per hour.

Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship: provides a $3,000 stipend for a UT/non-UT graduate student or a non-UT Masters-level (or above) scholar to pursue research or teaching interests in Latin American, U.S. Latinx, or African Diaspora Studies using Benson collections and digital methods/platforms. Applicants must have previously consulted the collection(s) they are proposing to work with digitally. 

HILT Training Institute Scholarship: covers expenses of up to $1,000 for a Benson student worker or LAS student (upper-division undergraduate & graduate) to attend Humanities Intensive Learning & Teaching (HILT) training May 18-22, 2020 at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.