Apply For SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship for 2016/2017

Apply For SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship for 2016/2017

Applications are invited for SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship for 2016-2017 academic year. Indian applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the near and Middle East. SOAS is a remarkable institution.

Candidates must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials.

Course Level: This is a three months visiting research fellowship.

Study Subject: The 3 month visiting Fellowship is intended:
a) To contribute actively to the Institute’s research environment; b) To provide SSAI members and research students with the opportunity to work with leading academics from outside SOAS; c) To develop and promote links with academic institutions in India, and d) To offer academics from India the opportunity to collaborate in joint research with SSAI colleagues.

Scholarship Award: 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.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

  • 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 may not hold the Fellowship for the purpose of, or in conjunction with, enrolment in any Higher Educational Institution in the United Kingdom (including 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.
  • Applicants must state if they are in receipt of any other grant, or are awaiting results of other applications.  Failure to do so may result in the fellowship being withdrawn.

Nationality: Indian applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: 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.

English language Requirements: Candidates must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials.

How to Apply: All material must be submitted electronically and sent to ssai-at-soas.ac.uk.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 26 August 2016.

Scholarship Link

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