One fellowship is awarded annually by the Centre of South Asian Studies, SOAS and the Charles Wallace India Trust for students who have completed a PhD. Applicants must be an Indian national and be residing in India at the time the application is submitted. The fellowship will be awarded to those who would be ready to make the most of a short period of study and discussion at SOAS. Applications will be encouraged in particular from those scholars who have had no or little opportunity to do research outside India.The Trust will contribute £500 towards an international fare and pay a living grant at the monthly rate of £1,300. The candidate must make their own travel arrangements. The £500 contribution will be paid to 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.
Applicants must be an Indian national and be residing in India at the time the application is submitted.Indian citizens must be in the early to middle stage of their academic careers working in the fields of ‘India Studies’ (Arts or Humanities and Social Sciences) which are supported at SOAS.Those who are already enrolled in any Higher Educational Institution in the United Kingdom (including SOAS) are not eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials.