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Pre Doctoral Fellowship (Junior Fellowship)

Junior Fellowship Requirements

• Fellow must be an AIPS individual member in good standing at the time of application and throughout the tenure of this grant
• Research must be at least 2 months and less than 9 months; AIPS reserves the right to shorten the duration of research, pending availability of funds.

Note:  Pre-doctoral means completed all requirements of PhD except dissertation

A. If US Citizen:
• Research can be conducted in one or more countries
• No travel to Pakistan
• No research in the US

B. If not a US Citizen:
• Research can be conducted in Pakistan or other countries
• Research to Pakistan cannot include research in any additional countries
• No research in the US
• NOTE: There are limited funds in this pool

Junior Fellowship Details:

  1. Pre-doctoral applicants are required to submit at least two letters of recommendation; one letter must be from their dissertation advisor. Please note that you are able to upload three letters of recommendation on your application, but you are only require to include two.
  2. Pre-doctoral applicants must submit their transcript(s).
  3. Fellowships in Karachi may be possible for research purposes, but applicants should check with the AIPS office prior to submitting an application

Liability Waiver
Each participant will be required to sign a release that stipulates the relevant security issues that need to be adopted (if applicable) and the fellowship terms and conditions.

Application Procedure
The application is an online package. Candidates must use this online application package. You will be able to save, exit, and return to this application after you have begun. Paper or email applications will not be accepted.

Review Process
Once the deadline for applications has passed, fellowship applications are sent to an external review committee, made up of Pakistan Studies scholars and/or members of the Executive Committee. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner. We thank you for your patience while we process and review all awards. When possible, AIPS will provide an updated timeline of the review process. 

To Apply
If you meet these eligibility requirements, please sign up for an account and then complete 'eligibility.'  Then select the relevant AIPS fellowship.

Application Link:
Deadline: February 15, 2021


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