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The American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Fellowship supports graduate students who are conducting research in India. Read more about the Junior Fellowship on the AIIS website. The institute seeks to foster mutual understanding between citizens of India and the United States.
Is the American Institute on Indian Studies Junior Fellowship Program the Right Fit for You?
What are they looking for?
The AIIS Junior Fellowship program supports doctoral candidates who need to spend up to 11 months in India for research on a dissertation project.
What does this fellowship include?
The AIIS Junior Fellowship provides up to 11 months of support for dissertation research in India. The award will include living expenses, travel and project expenses, and health insurance.
Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a research doctoral degree program and in good standing in their program. Read more about the eligibility requirements.
When should I apply?
The FY 2017 the competition deadline is July 1, 2017. The award must begin and end between June 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019.
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GradFund Resources for your American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Fellowship
The GradFund American Institute on Indian Studies Junior Fellowship tutorial will take you step-by-step through the process of writing your application. From getting to know your funder through to completing the last piece of the application, this guide will get you there. It’s full of great resources that will give you valuable insights into their priorities and process, as well as GradFund advice on how to navigate this complex application.
Use our forums to exchange ideas with your peers and GradFund staff about applying to the AIIS Junior Fellowship. We also offer an online chat service called ‘Ask a Fellowship Advisor,’ where you can ask quick questions about our services, your scheduled meetings, or application procedures.
American Institute on Indian Studies Junior Research Proposal Writing Tutorial
We have developed the AIIS Junior Fellowship tutorial to assist you in the development of a AIIS Junior Fellowship application. Our tutorial is designed to teach you best practices in proposal development, to understand how to navigate the AIIS Junior Fellowship application process, and to help you with the task of writing a competitive application.
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AIIS Junior Fellowship Proposal Writing Workbook
Once you’ve watched Proposal Writing 101, dive into our extended AIIS Junior Fellowship Proposal Writing Workbook. The workbook will take you step-by-step through the development of a AIIS Junior Fellowship application.
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Request a ‘Help with a Funder’ meeting if you would like to meet with a GradFund fellowship advisor to learn more about the AIIS application process and review criteria. Once you have draft materials ready for feedback, schedule an ‘Application Essay Conference’ for in-depth review and discussion of your drafts. Learn more about our services here.
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