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 2023-2024 is February 1, 2023. Applications will be evaluated by the AABS 2022–2024 Grants Committee consisting of AABS VP for Professional Development Dr. Kaarel Piirimäe, AABS President Dr. Dovilė Budrytė, and AABS Director-at-Large Dr. Daunis Auers. Award notifications will be made in April 2023.

AWARD: Up to $4,000

Application deadline

The application deadline for the 2023–2024 academic year is February 1, 2023. Award notifications will be made in Arpil 2023.

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. Kaarel Piirimäe, and sent electronically to [email protected].

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