Telugu Summer Studies Research Award

The Telugu Summer Studies Research Award is an annual award established with a generous contribution from the Telugu Society of America (TELSA), a non-profit organization based in Claremont, California, dedicated to the promotion of development of Telugu people, their culture and material conditions.

Awards: The award provides for one grant of $2,500 towards Telugu studies or research in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Fellowship Description page.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 pm


Maharaj Kaul Memorial Grant

UC Berkeley graduate students are invited to apply for competitive grants of up to $1,000 for research travel to South Asia, and up to $500 for conference travel made available through a gift from the Maharaj Kaul Memorial Fund to the Institute for South Asia Studies.

Awards: Two grants of up to $500 each for domestic conference travel and two grants of up to $1,000 each for research travel to India.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Fellowship Description page.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 pm


Bhattacharya Graduate Research Travel Fellowship

The Bhattacharya Graduate Fellowship, established with a generous contribution from Kimi and Shankar Bhattacharya, supports graduate students pursuing research projects on topics related to contemporary India. This fellowship is only available to UC Berkeley graduate students.

Awards: Two grants of up to $1,000 each for research travel to India and four grants of up to $500 for domestic conference travel or in-country library research.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Fellowship Description page.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 pm


Hart Fellowship for Tamil Studies

The Hart Fellowship for Tamil Studies, established with a generous contribution from Professor George Hart and Professor Kausalya Hart, both cornerstones of Tamil Studies at UC Berkeley, supports graduate students pursuing research projects focusing on Tamil studies.

Awards: One grant of up to $2,000 for research travel to South Asia and one grant of up to $500 for domestic conference travel or in-country library research.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Fellowship Description page.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 pm


The Berreman-Yamanaka Fellowship for Himalayan Studies

The Berreman-Yamanaka Fellowship for Himalayan Studies is an annual award established in memory of famed UC Berkeley anthropologist, Prof. Gerald Berreman, by his wife, Prof. Keiko Yamanaka and family, to support Himalayan Studies across Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Awards: The award provides for an annual award of up to $1500 to UC Berkeley graduate students for research on topics related to Himalayan Studies across Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Fellowship Description page

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 pm


S. S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize on Pakistan

The S. S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize for 2017-18 invites submission of the best Ph.D. dissertation on Pakistan (or the region that is now Pakistan) in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Visual and Fine Arts, Law, and Public Health. Comparative Ph.D. dissertations will be accepted as long as Pakistan forms at least 50% of the content and the dissertee can make a specific case for the research on Pakistan. Only Ph.D. dissertations submitted at an accredited North American or European Union-based University will be accepted.

Awards: The prize includes a $2,500 book subvention.

How to Apply: For more information on when the application process opens and specific application requirements, please visit the Award Description page.

Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018 by 5 pm


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