Study in UK: Deadline Approaching for Charles Wallace India Trust Short Research Grants 2024; Apply by 28th Feb

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Study in UK: Deadline Approaching for Charles Wallace India Trust Short Research Grants 2024; Apply by 28th Feb

Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) Short Research Grants are open for Indian students. Under this, 15 grants are available to students to undertake short-term research (3 weeks) in the UK. The grant is available for academic researchers. However, it is also open to professionals working in the arts or conservation sectors. History, archaeology,  history of art,  literature,  philosophy, and performing and creative arts are some of the eligible fields for this grant. Interested students should apply online via the CWIT website before 17.00 hours (IST)  on 28 February 2024. The beneficiaries would receive a one-off grant of £1,500 towards their stay in the UK. 

CWIT Short Research Grants  Eligibility 

The eligibility requirements for the CWIT short research grants are as follows: 

  • Must be an Indian citizen between the age of 25-45
  • Must have excellent knowledge of the English language
  • Moreover, the applicant must have completed his/her education and have a minimum of 4 years of research or experience in their specialization. Those in the final stages of their doctoral studies can also apply.
  • The applicant must state clearly what they want to do in the UK. They must also provide details of the archival material they want to consult 
  • Must also provide information about the academic or professional contacts who have agreed to meet the applicant
  • Additionally, the applicant must provide a plan of how they will use the experience on their return to India. 
  • Those who have already received the  CWIT grant within the past 5 years are not eligible. 

CWIT Short Research Grants Application Process 

Applicants can visit the CWIT website to apply for the Short Research Grant. The application process is as follows:

  • Provide documentation such as a CV consisting of an email address, photograph, and postal number 
  • Provide the emergency name and contact details in India
  • Additionally, the applicant must submit a statement of purpose. Academic researchers can write a statement regarding the sources they want to consult. The statement should be 2-3 pages at maximum.
  • Specify the duration of the research. Those who want to stay in the UK longer than 2 weeks will have to apply for additional grants. For example, the Indian Council for Historical Research Grant. 
  • Assure that you are within the eligible age range and have never obtained a CWIT grant (last 5 years).
  • Additionally, the applicant must provide the address and names of 2 referees. 

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