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Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships 2014

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Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships offers short research and professional visits grants for Indian students in the UK. Grants are provided in the field of History, Literature, Archaeology, History of Art, Philosophy, Performing and Creative Arts.

The grants are available to academic research scholars and professionals for a research program (for short periods) or professional visits in the UK. Applicants planning to stay longer or to travel much in the UK need to supplement CWIT's grant from other sources for instance, a grant from the Indian Council for Historical Research.

About Scholarship

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships offers short research and professional visits grants for Indian students in the UK. Grants are provided in the field of History, Literature, Archaeology, History of Art, Philosophy, Performing and Creative Arts.

Scholarships 2014

Applicants should:

  • be Indian citizens living in India.
  • be between 25 and 45.
  • have good knowledge of English.
  • have completed their studies and have 4 or more years of research or experience in their specialization, or be in the final stages of their doctorate.
  • state clearly and exactly what they want to do in the UK and which archival material they wish to consult.
  • state how they plan to use the experience on their return to India.
  • not have received a CWIT grant within the previous 5 years.

Due Dates

Applications for Long-term Awards are open from 01 September 2013 to 30 November 2013.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted at the end of March/beginning of April 2014.

Applications should include:

  • Brief CV including e-mail and postal address and photo.
  • Emergency name and contact details in India.
  • A clear statement of what you want to achieve in the UK, and for academic researchers, what sources you wish to consult - be as specific as possible and don't write more than 2-3 pages.
  • An indication of how much time you wish to spend in the UK- remember the CWIT grant is reckoned to be sufficient for about 3 weeks.
  • Names and addresses of two referees who know your work well and who have agreed to be referees.
  • An assurance that you are within the eligible age range and haven't received a CWIT grant within the last 5 years.

 

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