Grants towards final year of Doctoral study in UK

The December 2016 deadline has now passed. This entry will be updated as soon as details of the next round of funding is announced

The Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) offers a few grants to Indian students in the final stages of their doctorates at UK universities.

Subjects covered are the arts, heritage conservation and the humanities (especially but not exclusively history and literature). Amounts are modest - usually £500-£600 - and are intended to help fill funding gaps.

The deadline for doctoral study visit applications for the session 2017-18 was 31 December 2016. 

How to Apply
Apply direct to CWIT in London by e-mail, providing the following information:

-a brief CV and Statement of Purpose i.e why you want the grant
-the names and e-mail addresses of two referees who know your work
-an assurance that you expect to return to India to pursue a career there
-details of any other grants for which you are applying

All applications has to be sent on this email address :


Applicants should be:

- studying in fields covered by CWIT
- be Indian citizens domiciled in India and who are returning to India on completion of their studies
- Between 25-38 years of age
- Not in receipt of a CWIT grant in previous 5 years

Funding information

Funding applies to:
UK applicants only

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply: