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Dissertation Grants for Graduate Students

AABS invites applications for grants of up to $2,000 to support doctoral dissertation research and write-up in any field of Baltic Studies. Funds may be used for travel to research site, equipment, duplication or other needs as specified. Proposals will be evaluated according to the scholarly potential of the applicant, and the quality and scholarly importance of the proposed work, especially to the development of Baltic Studies. Applicants must currently be enrolled in a PhD program and have completed all requirements for a PhD except the dissertation.

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 fellowship is 20 December 2016. Award notifications will be made by March 2017.

Questions and applications should be sent electronically to Dr. Ivars Ijabs, Vice-President of Professional Development, at ivars.ijabs@lu.lv.

Applications must include:

  1. A 500-word proposal (in English);
  2. A one-page budget specifying expenses (in English);
  3. Curriculum vitae (in English);
  4. Evidence of current enrolment in a PhD program;
  5. A writing sample of no more than 25 pages (in English).

Applicants must be current AABS members.