Research Grants for Emerging Scholars

AABS invites applications for research grants of up to $6,000 in any field of Baltic Studies.

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. Funds may be used for travel, duplication, materials, equipment, or other needs as specified. Applicants must have received PhD no earlier than January 1, 2012. Applicants must be AABS members at the time of 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 $6,000

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

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

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