American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowships — 7/1/2019

For nearly 60 years, the American Institute of Indian Studies has provided funding to pre- and post-doctoral scholars and artists in pursuit of knowledge about India. The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. citizens … Continued

Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship — 5/23/2019

The Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship is intended for graduates of universities in specific areas of India and Pakistan who are currently pursuing a graduate degree at the University of California. To be eligible, a student must: Be committed to returning … Continued

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India — 1/31/2019

The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and … Continued

Tata Social Summer Internship Program in India — 2/15/2019

The Tata Social Internship Program provides students from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC Santa Cruz with an opportunity to contribute to community initiative projects of Tata Group companies in India. These unique learning experiences for students help promote international … Continued

Trail to Tonk

Fifth year PhD researcher travels to India to study rare Persian manuscripts

Steps to success, or how the fellowship was won

Sending in all those applications can pay off, and sometimes we hear about it. Case in point: Ph.D. student Vasundhara Sirnate was selected for a $30,000 award. She tells us how that happened.