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 program and have completed all requirements for a PhD except the dissertation.

The application deadline for academic year 2021-2022 is February 1, 2021. 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 2021.

AWARD: Up to $4,000


Guidelines for Application:

1. Complete the online application form.

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

a) A 500-word proposal (in English);

b) A one-page budget specifying expenses (in English);

c) Curriculum Vitae (in English);

d) Evidence of current enrollment in a PhD program;

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

Questions and applications should be addressed to Vice President of Professional Development, Dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė, and sent electronically to aabs@uw.edu.

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