We offer our graduates a number of services and benefits. You can learn about all the opportunities available to you as an IIS graduate on the Alumni Community Portal.  Benefits include: 

  • Professional development and networking opportunities; 
  • Alumni lecture programmes and reunions;
  • Access to funding of up to £1,000 for research and up to £500 for conference attendance to present papers or continuing education courses;
  • Access to a customised Career Support Programme;
  • Leadership opportunities;
  • Access to facilities at the Aga Khan Centre;
  • Complimentary Aga Khan Library membership;
  • Access to global job opportunities and events;
  • Access to the international alumni directory via the portal;
  • Opportunities to publish articles in the annual Alumni Newsletter; 
  • Opportunities to become a mentor to current IIS students and new graduates;
  • Eligibility to apply for a Doctoral Scholarship;
  • Access to e-news, featuring latest developments at the IIS and alumni relations.  

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Alumni Research Grant

The Research Grant is available to support alumni who wish to pursue further research, present research papers at academic conferences, publish articles, undertake field studies in areas of relevance to the IIS, or take courses to enhance their academic and career development. 

More information on the Alumni Research Grant and how you can apply can be found on the Alumni Portal.

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Alumni Internship

The Alumni Relations Unit endeavours to organise internships for students graduating from GPISH with an aim to facilitate their transition from student life to professional careers within the Aga Khan Development Network and institutions of the Ismaili community.

To find out more, visit the Alumni Portal.

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