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Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) offers service experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean to match outstanding recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities with partner NGO and multilateral organizations that are engaged in socially responsible development projects throughout the region.

U-M Contact: Henry Dyson, Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF)

Institutional Endorsement: This program does not require institutional endorsement; applications must be submitted directly to the Princeton in Latin America program.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is usually in November.  For the most current information, please click here.


  • Application is open to all graduating seniors and young alumni of North American universities who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. International (not U.S. citizens or permanent residents) applicants who are graduates of North American universities should contact PiLA at for more information about eligibility. Limited opportunities are available to international students.
  • PiLA rarely considers applicants who are more than five years past the bachelor's degree. Individuals with graduate or professional degrees or postgraduate work experience are welcome to apply.
  • For additional information, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Application Instructions:  For detailed application instructions, please click here.