SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship application


SOAS South Asia Institute has introduced Charles Wallace India Fellowship for Indian nationals to conduct research outside India

One fellowship is awarded annually by the SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) and the Charles Wallace India Trust to a scholar who has had no, or little opportunity, to conduct research outside India

Important Dates


Applicants must be Indian nationals and be residing in India at the time the application is submitted.  

Applicants must have completed a PhD and must be working in the fields of ‘India Studies’ (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) which are supported at SOAS

Applicants must be in the early to middle stage of their academic careers. Candidates must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials

Must not be in receipt of any other grant, or are waiting for results of other applications. Failure to do so may result in the fellowship being withdrawn

How to Apply

Download the form

Fill in the necessary details – Prepare electronic copies of all documents required (List of your Publications; Description of your Proposed Research including an explanation of why SOAS in particular is an appropriate venue for you to pursue this research; Two letters of recommendation)

Email the application form with documents at

For more information, visit the website

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

General Contact Numbers

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7637 2388
Fax: +44 (0)20 7898 4009

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