American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition

The American Institute of Indian Studies invites applications from scholars from all disciplines who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are given to doctoral candidates to conduct research for their dissertations in India for up to eleven months. Senior long-term (six to nine months) and short-term (four months or less) fellowships are available for scholars who hold the PhD degree. Some senior fellows in the humanities will receive fellowships funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Performing and Creative Arts fellowships are available for accomplished practitioners of the performing arts of India and creative artists.

Professional development fellowships are available to scholars and professionals who have not previously worked in India. Eligible applicants include (1) US citizens and (2) citizens of other countries who are students or faculty members at US colleges and universities. This requirement is not applicable to US citizens. Applications can be downloaded from the web site.

Inquiries should be directed to 773 702-8638 or The application deadline is 15 November 2024.