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CWIT Short Research and Professional Visits Grants in UK, 2019-2020

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, 2018
  • 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:

  • 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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