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Competition Details

American Institute of Indian Studies

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


AIIS Fellowship Application Deadline
Monday, November 15, 2021

About this Fellowship

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.

Please note: Current graduate students applying for Junior Research Fellowships must also submit information to the Education Abroad Office at least 30 days prior to departure. See their website for more information.

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

Last updated: July 27, 2021

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