(Information and forms for undergraduate students currently participating in the program)

The Kellogg Institute for International Studies will offer several summer fellowships for summer 2017 to Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students who would like to pursue the study of Quechua, the language of the Incas and of millions of indigenous peoples living in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Students will attend classes at the Centro Tinku in Cusco, Peru. Classes are available at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.  Students will participate in a 7 week study of the language and culture. For more information about the program, see http://www.centrotinku.com/.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be able to attend the 7 week program from June 22 - August 7

  • Demonstrate interest in Latin American Studies through coursework, work, or living experience, internships, etc.

  • Be proficient in Spanish.

  • Students selected for the program will begin preparing for their summer experience through a series of orientations with the Institute.

2017 Deadline: Friday, March 10

Fellowship Details

Recipients of the award will receive a small stipend as well as funding to cover airfare, program fees, room and board, and health insurance.

Questions? Contact Holly Rivers, Assistant Director, 631-6023 [email protected].



Quechua language and culture classes at Notre Dame

Each year, Quechua native-speakers from the Andes offer beginning and intermediate Quechua language classes on campus in addition to an intermediate-level Spanish class on Quechua culture. For more information, contact the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.