Academy of International Business - Michigan State University
Eppley Center - 645 N. Shaw Ln Rm 7 - East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1121 - USA
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AIB 2008 Logo AIB 2008 Annual Meeting
Milan, Italy
June 30- July 3, 2008

Travel Stipends

AIB offers a limited number of travel stipends for doctoral students and area scholars to assist with expenses related to attending the AIB 2008 Milan Meeting. Please find the relevant information below, in the respective section for each award. If you're not eligible for one of these three categories, we regret to inform you that no other financial support is available through AIB for this year's conference:

      - Doctoral Travel Stipends

      - Area Scholar Fellowships

      - WAIB Helping Hands Awards




Doctoral Travel Stipends
The Executive Board is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of US$750 stipends to help doctoral students attend the AIB 2008 Milan Conference. These stipends are made possible through a Sheth Foundation grant, as well as through individual contributions to the AIB Foundation.

These stipends are available for full-time Ph.D. students who plan to attend the Doctoral Consortium and/or have a paper accepted for presentation at the meeting.

A single application process will be utilized for all doctoral stipends. Recipients of the stipends will be expected to assist the conference organizers for about ten hours during the conference with various logistical tasks.

Applications for travel stipends will be accepted through a two-step process:

    1) fill out the online application form in its entirety

    2) Mail, fax, or email the following items to the AIB Secretariat:
          - a signed letter of recommendation from your advisor
          - a one-page bio or resume

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2008.

Postal Mailing Address:
  Academy of International Business
  2008 Doctoral Travel Stipends
  Eppley Center
  645 N. Shaw Ln Rm 7
  East Lansing, MI 48824-1121, USA

Email:
Fax: +1-517-432-1009




Area Scholar Fellowships
The Executive Board is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of Area Scholar Fellowships for faculty attending the AIB 2008 Milan meeting. These fellowships are made possible through generous individual contributions to the AIB Foundation.

For 2008, Area Scholar Fellowships will be available to faculty members from countries that are traditionally under-represented in our membership, with particular emphasis to applicants from Africa, as well as from Central and South America. The fellowship comprises of:
  • One free conference registration for the 2008 AIB Milan Conference
  • A stipend of US$500 to help defray travel and hotel expenses
  • Two years of AIB membership
In order to take advantage of this offer, the Dean or the Director of the School must nominate a member of their faculty who is currently not an AIB member.

To apply, please send by postal mail, fax, or email the following items, written in English, to arrive by April 15, 2008:
  • A letter of nomination signed by the dean or director of the institution
  • A completed conference registration form (write "Area Scholar Application" in payment section)
  • A one page resume of the nominated faculty member

For more information about the conference, please refer to the AIB 2008 Milan Conference Web Site.

Postal Mailing Address:
  Academy of International Business
  2008 Area Scholar Fellowships
  Eppley Center
  645 N. Shaw Ln Rm 7
  East Lansing, MI 48824-1121, USA

Email:
Fax: +1-517-432-1009




WAIB Helping Hands Awards
The Women in the Academy of International Business (WAIB) are pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of WAIB Helping Hands Awards to aid women who have an accepted presentation at the AIB conference and meet the AIB qualifications of "Low Income Status". Current AIB members as well as those who are not current members of AIB are eligible to apply.

These funds are made possible by the generosity of individual WAIB members. More information on WAIB and the WAIB Helping Hands campaign can be found at our website at http://www.kelley.iu.edu/waib/

Each award will:
  1. Provide the low income rate AIB Annual meeting registration fee of US$175.00 for the AIB Milan 2008 Conference
  2. Provide the low income AIB one-year membership dues of US$50.00

To apply, please send by postal mail, fax, or email the following items, written in English, to arrive by May 31, 2008:
  1. A completed WAIB Helping Hands Award Application form
  2. A completed AIB Milan 2008 conference registration form (write "WAIB Helping Hands Award" in payment section)

Postal Mailing Address:
  Susan Forquer Gupta
  WAIB President
  Assistant Professor
  Bey Hall 154
  School of Business Administration
  Monmouth University
  West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
  USA

Email:
Fax: +1-732-263-5518