Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues at Universidad de los Andes. The Universidad de los Andes colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal. The maximum award is $25,000.
Priority will be given to projects that
- propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Universidad d los Andes participants
- demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Universidad d los Andes teams
- include students
The MIT-Colombia Universidad d los Andes is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.
Applicants interested in a Colombia-wide collaboration (not restricted to the Universidad de los Andes) can apply to the MISTI GSF general fund. Funding is provided by the MIT Sloan Latin America Office.