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CWIT Short Research and Professional Visits Grants in UK, 2020-21

Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) is awarding UK grants for short research and professional visits for up to 3 weeks. There are 10-15 grants annually of up to £1400 for academic research scholars and professionals working in the arts, heritage conservation and the humanities.

CWIT enables Indians in the early to mid-stages of their careers to spend time in the UK, helping them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.

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Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
  • Course Level: Grants are available for short research or professional visits by academic research scholars and professionals.
  • Study Subject: Grants are provided in History, literature, archaeology, history of art, philosophy, performing and creative arts.
  • Award: Grants annually of up to £1400 towards the in UK costs of short research or professional visits by academic research scholars and professionals working in the arts, heritage conservation and the humanities.
  • Number of Awards: There are 10-15 grants annually of up to £1400 towards the in UK costs of short research or professional visits by academic research scholars and professionals working in the arts, heritage conservation and the humanities.
  • Nationality: Indian applicants
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: Indian applicants are eligible to apply for these UK grants.
  • Entrance Requirements: 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
    • where relevant say whether they have contacted academic or professional contacts who have agreed to meet them
    • state how they plan to use the experience on their return to India
    • not have received a CWIT grant within the previous 5 years.
  • English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Scholarships for Indian Students

How to Apply: Applications should include:

  • A 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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