SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship 2017 application

Charles Wallace India Visiting Fellowship 2017 University of London 

 

SOAS South Asia Institute has introduced Charles Wallace India Fellowship for Indian nationals to conduct research outside India

 

One fellowship is awarded annually by the SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) and the Charles Wallace India Trust to a scholar who has had no, or little opportunity, to conduct research outside India

The 3-month placement at SOAS, University of London should be taken predominantly during term-time (March–June)

 

Fellowship Provision

The fellow can expect to receive:
a) University ID card;
b) Staff membership of the SOAS library;
c) Workspace in the School (including computer, telephone, printing/photocopy credit); and
d) £650 towards an international fare and a living grant at the monthly rate of £1,400

The candidate must make his/her own travel arrangements. The £650 contribution will be paid to the fellow on arrival in the UK by the Trust and the living grant will be paid through SOAS

Please note that it is the responsibility of the successful candidate to arrange accommodation within the limit of the budget

 

Eligibility

Applicants must be Indian nationals and be residing in India at the time the application is submitted.  

 

Applicants must have completed a PhD and must be working in the fields of ‘India Studies’ (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) which are supported at SOAS

 

Applicants must be in the early to middle stage of their academic careers. Candidates must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials

 

Must not be in receipt of any other grant, or are waiting for results of other applications. Failure to do so may result in the fellowship being withdrawn

 

Selection Process

The award will be made on the basis of academic merit and research potential. The School will take interview of top three shortlisted candidates via Skype

 

The Institute and the Trust reserve the right not to make an award in the event that no suitable application is received

 

Application

Download the form www.soas.ac.uk

 

Fill in the necessary details - Prepare electronic copies of all documents required (List of your Publications; Description of your Proposed Research including an explanation of why SOAS in particular is an appropriate venue for you to pursue this research; Two letters of recommendation)

 

Email the application form with documents at [email protected]

 

Important Date

 

Closing Date for Applications: 15th September 2017

 

Notification of Competition result: End of October 2017

 

For more information, visit the website www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/scholarships/fellowship/india/

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

 

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