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AIB 2009 Annual Meeting
San Diego, California, USA
June 27-30, 2009


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 2009 San Diego Meeting. Please find the relevant information below, in the respective section for each award. If you're not eligible for one of these 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




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 2009 San Diego 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 10, 2009.

Postal Mailing Address:
  Academy of International Business
  2009 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 2009 San Diego meeting. These fellowships are made possible through generous individual contributions to the AIB Foundation.

For 2009, 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, Middle East, Eastern Europe, as well as from Central and South America. The fellowship comprises of:
  • One free conference registration for the 2009 AIB San Diego 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 10, 2009:
  • 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 2009 San Diego Conference Web Site.

Postal Mailing Address:
  Academy of International Business
  2009 Area Scholar Fellowships
  Eppley Center
  645 N. Shaw Ln Rm 7
  East Lansing, MI 48824-1121, USA

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