AIIS Junior Fellowship

AIIS Junior Fellowship

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15 Nov 2023
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The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) awards the Junior Fellowships to graduate students in all fields of study conducting research for their doctoral dissertations in India. Junior Research Fellows establish formal affiliation with Indian universities and Indian research supervisors. The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. citizens may apply as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the United States. Approximately 35 fellowships are awarded each year. AIIS Junior Fellowship awards are available for up to eleven months. Fellows receive monthly stipends for living expenses, research related travel, and dependents (if applicable): Maintenance stipend per month: Rs 52,500 Research and travel per month: Rs 22,500 Dollar supplement per month:$70 Per dependent allowance per month: Rs 15,000 Fellows based in Bangalore, Chennai (Madras), Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay) or New Delhi receive an additional 25 percent cost of living supplement for maintenance, dollar and dependent allowances. The dollar supplement is paid in full prior to departure for India. Each fellow receives one round-trip air ticket from the city of origin to the primary research site in India. AIIS will also provide air tickets for 2 dependents accompanying a Long-term Fellow who is eligible for dependent allowances for 2 dependents. Short-term Fellows are not provided tickets or allowance for dependents. All AIIS Fellows must carry health insurance that covers major medical while they are in India. Their policy must also cover medical evacuation.

Discipline: Applied Arts, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM), Visual and Performing Arts

Eligibility: applicants must be doctoral candidates at U.S. universities, in any field of study non-U.S. citizens are welcome to apply

Academic level: Doctoral

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International

Award amount: See "Description" field above

Award category: Educational, Research

Award cycle: Annual


Contact: aiis@uchicago.edu

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