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. Grants are generally sufficient for up to 3 weeks. Applicants planning to stay longer or to travel much in the UK need to supplement CWIT’s grant from other sources eg a grant from the Indian Council for Historical Research.
The grants are payable on arrival in the UK and do not cover international fares
Please note researchers planning to use libraries like the British Library can often prepare extensively from on line sources thus maximizing their use of time in the UK. Those with questions about material held in the Oriental and India Office Collection at the British Library should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are welcome from those doing archival research, consulting colleagues or preparing for publication. Preference is given to postdoctoral applicants though applicants in the later stages of their doctorates will also be considered.
History, literature, archaeology, history of art, philosophy, performing and creative arts
Fields not covered:
Management, science, economics, law, development studies, anthropology, contemporary international relations, publishing
This in an illustrative list,intended as a guide. If you are doubtful about eligibility please ask.