American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition Open – Deadline 7/1/2020

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) invites applications from scholars from all disciplines who wish to conduct their research in India. Senior long-term (six to nine months) and short-term (four months or less) fellowships are available for scholars who hold a PhD. Scholarly/Professional development fellowships are available to scholars and professionals who have not previously worked in India. Creative and Performing Arts fellowships are available to practitioners of the arts of India. Eligible applicants include 1) U.S. citizens; and 2) citizens of other countries who are students or faculty members at U.S. colleges and universities (this rule does not apply to U.S. citizens). Applications can be downloaded from and more information can be found at the AIIS website: The application deadline is July 1, 2020.

Please contact Bridget Wiffin, Grants Office Director, if you have questions or would like assistance during the application process.