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Competition Details

American Institute of Indian Studies

Fellowship Website

Offers Junior Fellowships for graduate students conducting research for their doctoral dissertations in India.

Junior Research Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates at U.S. universities in all fields of study. These grants are specifically designed to enable doctoral candidates to pursue their dissertation research in India. Junior Research Fellows establish formal affiliation with Indian universities and Indian research supervisors. Awards are available for up to 11 months.

Award Value

Awardees will receive the equivalent of ~$1,300.00 per month for up to 11 (eleven) months. This does not include round-trip airfare, which is also provided by AIIS.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Doctoral
Academic Areas: All
Areas of Interest: Study Abroad, Research
Language Funding
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


AIIS Fellowship Application Deadline
Monday, July 1, 2019

Last updated: May 9, 2018