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Latin American Student Ambassador Scholarships 

Get a Fully-Funded Fall '25 or Spring '26 Latin America Program*

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Embrace Latin culture, history, and language on a life-changing, fully-funded CIEE Latin America study abroad program for fall 2025 or spring 2026*. YOU could be one of 100 exceptional student leaders selected for this competitive Latin American Student Ambassador Scholarship. 

To Apply:

  1. Fill out the form to receive further application instructions later this summer
  2. Submit a qualifying CIEE Latin America program application
  3. Complete the Scholarships & Grants portion of the CIEE application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a submitted application for any qualifying program by March 1, 2025 (for a fall 2025 program) or September 15, 2025 (for a spring 2026 program) 
  • Be nominated by your school, who will review applicants and select final nominations; if selected to be a Latin American Student Ambassador, you'll be notified by CIEE
  • Be an undergraduate sophomore or junior from an accredited institution at the time of participation 
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident 
  • Preference for Pell-eligible applicants (not required)

If Selected, You Must: 

  • Be passionate about experiencing Latin American culture
  • Act as an ambassador for your program, sharing your journey on social media 

Qualifying Programs

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Liberal Arts
  • Open Campus Block
  • Semester in Buenos Aires (coming 2025)

Santiago, Chile

  • Liberal Arts
  • Open Campus Block
  • Semester in Santiago (coming 2025)
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Monteverde, Costa Rica

  • Open Campus Block
  • Sustainability + The Environment
  • Tropical Ecology + Conservation
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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

  • Liberal Arts
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Yucatán, Mexico

  • Liberal Arts
  • Open Campus Block
  • Semester in Yucatán (coming 2025)

*The Latin American Ambassador Scholarship fully covers CIEE program fees but won't cover students' full cost to their home universities. Check with your institution for full fee details.