What Is the Pew Latin American Fellows Program?

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The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding for scientists to receive postdoctoral training at leading research institutions in the United States and to return to Latin America if they choose to start labs in their home countries. Through the program, The Pew Charitable Trusts has supported more than 300 outstanding young researchers, strengthening scientific communities across borders.

The Pew Latin American Fellows Program is more than just a grant program—it’s an opportunity to bring together scientists from different backgrounds and all corners of Latin America to make a difference in their home countries and beyond.

To learn more and apply for the Pew Latin American Fellows Program, please visit pewtrusts.org/applyLAF.

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The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding for scientists to receive postdoctoral training at leading research institutions in the United States. Through the program, The Pew Charitable Trusts has supported more than 200 outstanding young researchers, strengthening scientific communities across borders. Fellows who complete the two-year program and return to Latin America to establish their own labs get an additional grant. About 7 in 10 of the program’s participants have taken advantage of this incentive and are conducting work on regional and global health challenges across Latin America.

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