[AI] FYI: Applications are invited for INLAKS RESEARCH TRAVEL GRANTS 2015

avinash shahi shahi88avinash at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 05:57:38 PDT 2015


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INLAKS     SHIVDASANI     FOUNDATION

INLAKS RESEARCH TRAVEL GRANTS

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation invites applications for the selection of
Inlaks Research Travel Grants in 2015. The deadline for receiving
applications for the grants is October 1st, 2015.

The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation has been supporting innovative work
in research and scholarship for more than three decades. The 'Inlaks
Research Travel Grant' is geared to assist registered PhD. students of
Indian universities to undertake short-term visits to universities
abroad to collect material, use facilities and consult experts.

WHAT DOES THE AWARD OFFER?

The 'Inlaks Research Travel Grant' offers financial support for a
maximum of 3 months at a university/institution/library abroad. The
Grant will cover:
 •	Reasonable air fare
 •	Maintenance expenses at a modest rate
 •	Funds for buying material and books, and making copies of relevant
literature.

WHO CAN APPLY?
The applicants must
(i)	hold confirmed PhD registration for at least two years but for not
more than four years
(ii)	have a first class degree at either Bachelor's (Honours) or
Master's level, preferably both.
(iii)        be under 35 years of age on 31 December in the year of applying.

SUBJECTS FOR WHICH THE GRANT IS AVAILABLE
Humanities and Social Sciences
WHAT MUST THE APPLICANTS SUBMIT?
(i)	Fully filled form for 'Inlaks Research Travel Grant'. The forms
may be downloaded from the Inlaks
Shivdasani Foundation website:   www.inlaksfoundation.org

Registered Office : Postfach 685, FL 9490. Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Contact : 86/87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400021 (India)
Telephone : 9122-22884351 Fax : 9122-22884350 Email :
info at inlaksfoundation.org
Website :   inlaksfoundation.org
   INLAKS     SHIVDASANI     FOUNDATION

(ii)	Sample of written work (3000-5000 words) on the subject of the
candidate's research. This should
preferably be a draft (with full annotation and documentation) of a
chapter of the PhD thesis along with details regarding the reading
list, surveys, or any other work done towards the thesis.
(iii) Evidence of having communicated with concerned persons or
institutions abroad and having received a positive response.
(iv)        A written and signed statement from the applicant's
supervisor stating:

The candidate's ability, focus and progress in the work done under
her/his supervision The candidate's need to go abroad
That the funds for the visit cannot be obtained from any other source
Additional recommendations (i.e other than from the supervisor) should
not be submitted. (v)	The fully filled in forms and other enclosures
must be sent by post to the following address: 86/87
Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021

LAST DATE OF RECEIVING APPLICATION FORMS October 1, 2015

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS
 •	Any material collected by the selected candidates (books, copies,
instruments etc.) must become the property of the candidate's
institution for wider use by future scholars.
 •	All this material must carry a statement regarding the support
received from the Inlaks Research Travel Grants
 •	The grants must be utilized within nine months of the date of award.
 •	The students must furnish vouchers/evidence for major expenses like
lodging, library fees, buying books, etc.

SELECTION PROCEDURE
The candidates will be expected to go through a two-tier selection procedure.
 •	First round short-listing on the basis of the written record
submitted by the candidate.
 •	Second and final round: Personal interview of the short-listed candidates.

NOTE: The candidates short-listed for the interview will be informed
by November 2015. The final interviews will be held either November or
December 2015.

Registered Office : Postfach 685, FL 9490. Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Contact : 86/87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400021 (India)
Telephone : 9122-22884351 Fax : 9122-22884350 Email :
info at inlaksfoundation.org
Website :   inlaksfoundation.org


-- 
Avinash Shahi
Doctoral student at Centre for Law and Governance JNU



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