AIBS Pre-Dissertation Fellowships


The American Institute of Bangladesh Studies offers short-term grants to graduate students pursuing studies of Bangladesh funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

Please note that all applications require a $25 processing fee. Awarding a grant to a student from a US institution that is a member of the AIBS will incur no additional fees but for submissions from non-represented institutions there is a $250 membership fee to be paid before an award can be dispersed.


Open to an individual member of AIBS and must have completed at least one year of graduate study in a recognized PhD granting institution and must be a US citizen.


  • Annual

Award Value

$3,000 plus round-trip air fare

Application procedure

Check at external linkfor application download.

Closing date

September 15th

American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS)

The American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) is a consortium of US universities and colleges involved in research on Bangladesh. It strives to improve the scholarly understanding of Bangladesh culture and society in US and to promote educational exchange between the two countries.

Contact Details

  • 608 261 3062
  • 608 265 3062
  • 203 Ingraham Hall
    1155 Ovservatory Drive
    Madison, WI
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) by using the links below.


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