AIB offers a limited number of travel stipends for doctoral students and female scholars to assist with expenses related to attending the AIB 2019 Copenhagen 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. Please note that the Area Scholar Fellowship program has been discontinued for 2019:

Doctoral Travel Stipends

The Executive Board is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of travel stipends to help doctoral students attend the AIB 2019 Copenhagen conference. These stipends are made possible through individual contributions to the AIB.

These stipends are available for full-time Ph.D. students who plan to attend a pre-conference consortia (especially the Doctoral Consortium) and/or have a paper accepted for presentation at the meeting. The stipend will be awarded by AIB as follows:

  1. A complimentary conference registration; and
  2. Lodging allowance at a designated conference hotel (directly paid by AIB to the hotel)

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

Applications for travel stipends will be accepted only through an online application form. To apply:

  1. Fill out the online application form in its entirety.
  2. Mail, fax, or email the following items to the AIB Secretariat:
    1. a signed letter of recommendation from your advisor (or your advisor can email the Secretariat directly)
    2. a one-page bio or resume

Postal Mailing Address:
Academy of International Business
2019 Doctoral Travel Stipends
Eppley Center
645 N. Shaw Ln Rm 7
East Lansing, MI 48824-1121, USA
Fax: +1-517-432-1009

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019..

WAIB Helping Hands Awards

WAIB's Helping Hands Campaign provides support for a select number of AIB women Ph.D. students and junior faculty from low-income countries to attend the AIB Annual Meeting in June. To qualify, applicants must:

  1. Be a full-time female faculty member from a low-income country or full-time female Ph.D. student in any country;
  2. Present an accepted paper at the upcoming 2019 AIB Annual Meeting in June;
  3. Be first or second author of the paper to be presented;
  4. Meet the low-income threshold as outlined in the application form below;
  5. Commit to volunteer to assist at WAIB conference events; and
  6. Come to the WAIB awards ceremony in order to receive the funds.

Please download an application form for the 2019 Helping Hands Award, sponsored by WAIB. The application deadline is March 15, 2019.