Dissertation Grants for Graduate Students

AABS invites applications for grants of up to $4,000 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 or MA program and have completed all requirements for a PhD/MA except the dissertation. Applicants must be members of the AABS at the time of submitting their application.

The application deadline for academic year 2022-2023 was February 1, 2022. Applications will be evaluated by the AABS 2021-2022 Grants and Awards Committee consisting of AABS VP for Professional Development Dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė, AABS President Dr. Daunis Auers, and AABS Director-at-Large Dr. Andres Kasekamp. Award notifications will be made in April 2022.

AWARD: Up to $4,000

Application deadline

The application deadline for the 2022–2023 academic year has passed. The application procedure for the 2023–2024 academic year will be announced in late 2022.

Guidelines for Application:

1. Complete the online application form.

2. The application must include a proposal packet (single PDF file, in English), which must consist of the following:

a) One-page proposal;

b) One-page budget specifying expenses;

c) One-page Curriculum Vitae;

d) Evidence of current enrollment in a PhD program;

e) A writing sample of no more than 25 pages.

Thinking of applying? Read reports from past winners here!

Questions should be addressed to Vice President of Professional Development, Dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė, and sent electronically to [email protected].

Liisi Veski: Grant Report on Dissertation “Towards a stronger national unity”

AABS is pleased to recognize Liisi Veski for the completion of her dissertation "Towards a stronger national unity: organic-statist ideas in 1930sEstonia," for which she received the AABS Dissertation Grant in the 2021-2022 cycle.©Liisi Veski, 2022 Dr. Liisi Veski is...

Other Grants and Fellowships News