British Council offers Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships

Every year CWIT offers up to 10 long term awards, aiming at giving early to mid career practitioners a chance to study or gain wider experience and exposure. The balance between Arts and Heritage Conservation varies from year to year depending on demand and performance at interview.


The awards, which are generally from 2-3 months up to a maximum of a year, cover accommodation and living costs in the UK, fees and a contribution to international fares. CWIT does not support two year courses.

Who can apply?

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen living in India.
  • Candidate must be aged between 25 and 38.
  • Candidate must have a first degree, diploma or professional qualification in their specialization. CWIT prefers applicants with significant working experience.
  • Candidate must have not received a CWIT grant within the last five years.

How to apply?

  • Application form can be downloaded from the official website of British Council.
  • The application form should include a Statement of Purpose (not more than 2 pages), stating clearly which course you plan to follow , what you want to do in the UK and how you plan to put this into use on returning to India.

Candidate must need:

  • An IELTS Certificate (essential for unconditional acceptance for most UK courses).
  • Evidence of unconditional acceptance on the course, programme, attachment or internship for which you have applied, or evidence of progress towards acceptance.
  • Portfolio submission where appropriate in either CD/DVD or hard copy format.
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