Thompson Rivers University
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Faculty Research Fellowship Opportunity: India

  Posted on: June 1, 2012

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Faculty Research Fellowships are awarded to Canadian scholars who have demonstrated excellence in a specific field of India Studies and who wish to conduct research in an area related to their field of expertise.

All fellowships include:

  • One round-trip excursion airfare from the place of affiliation in Canada to the place of affiliation in India by the most direct and least expensive route
  • A living allowance of Rs 21,600 per month
  • An accountable research allowance of Rs 5,400 per month (receipts and expenditure statements required)
  • A reimbursement of affiliation fee up to a maximum of Rs 8,000 (to be reimbursed by the Shastri India Office on presentation of receipts)

Faculty Research Fellowships are for a minimum of three months to a maximum of twelve months. The awards are made for the April 1st, 2013 – March 31st, 2014. However, fellows cannot travel to India before the Government of India grants its approval and releases the necessary funds. Fellowships for successful applicants are subject to approval of their research topics/areas by the Indian High Commission in Ottawa, Canada.

Eligible areas of study are restricted to:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Archival Science
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Distance Education
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography
  • Indian History
  • Indian Films
  • International Relations, Development and Trade
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management, Business Administration
  • Medical Sciences
  • Modern Languages And Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban and Regional Studies

Application Deadline:
August 15, 2012

For more information and to apply, please click here