CHARLES WALLACE INDIA SCHOLARSHIP 2011-2012
DEADLINE: 16 November 2010
APPLICATION FORM: http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-cwit-application.pdf
The Charles Wallace India Trust is an arts, heritage conservation and humanities scholarship fund. It supports talented Indians in the early or middle stage of their careers to spend focused time in the UK, helping to achieve their artistic, professional or academic ambitions. These awards also give good opportunity to make international connections.
· Fully Funded Awards in the arts and heritage conservation.
· Visiting Fellowships of 2-3 months duration, fully funded.
· Grants towards the cost of Short Research or Professional visits and Scottish Universities International Summer School. These do not cover full costs.
· Grants towards the cost of the penultimate or final year of Doctoral Study at a UK University.
The visual and performing arts, architectural and material conservation, museum studies and curator ship, English studies, the Humanities, and journalism.
Dependent on award/scholarship undertaken (maximum of one year).
- Indian Nationals, residing in India
- Good written/speaking English skills
- Have completed their first degree/diploma in the area of their specialisation clearly state what they want to do in the UK
- Should not to have received CWIT grant within the last 5 years
25-38 for most grants. For visiting fellowships and short research visits the upper age limit is 45 years
HOW TO APPLY:
You can down load or obtain application forms from http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-cwit.htm and submit applications to the British Council for courses starting the following academic year.
Your statement of purpose should clearly indicate the following:
Ø suitability of the course
Ø reasons for choosing the specific university
Ø reasons for studying abroad.
Ø how the training/experience would be put to use on your return to India
The enclosures with the application form should include
1. A complete portfolio
2. A set of press clippings (if applicable)
3. Two references from people who are familiar with your work
4. Proof of educational qualification
5. A curriculum vitae
Selection Procedure: Applicants for Fully Funded Awards who are short listed for interview will be invited to New Delhi for an interview by the Trust. The interview will be held in late February/ early March. Candidates will be informed 20 days before the interview. Results will be announced in April.
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