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Charles Wallace India Trust Long Term Scholarships

Deadline: 15-Nov-2014

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AwardAccommodation and living costs in UK, fees and international fares
EligibilityProfessionals in Arts and Heritage Conservation
CountryIndia
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Scholarhip provider contact

cwit@in.britishcouncil.org, http://www.britishcouncil.in/contact-us

DESCRIPTION

CWIT enables Indians in the early to mid stages of their careers to spend time in the UK, helping them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.

Every year CWIT offers up to 10 long term awards, aiming at giving early to mid career practitioners a chance to study or gain wider experience and exposure. The balance between Arts and Heritage Conservation varies from year to year depending on demand and performance at interview.

The awards, which are generally from 2–3 months up to a maximum of a year, cover accommodation and living costs in the UK, fees and a contribution to international fares. CWIT does not support two year courses.

Application forms for Charles Wallace Long Term awards 2015-16 will be accepted from 1 August to 15 November 2014 at your nearest British Council centre.

Application forms will be accepted in hardcopy only.

No applications will be accepted beyond the deadline.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The applicant should:

  • be an Indian citizen living in India
  • be aged between 25 and 38
  • have a first degree, diploma or professional qualification in their specialization. CWIT prefers applicants with significant working experience
  • have not received a CWIT grant within the last five years.

CWIT covers the following Arts and Heritage Conservation fields of study:

Arts

  • Visual Arts
  • Performance, e.g. Dance, Drama, Music, Directing
  • Film - including Script Writing and Direction
  • Photography
  • Design (but not Architecture)
  • Curating
  • Art History.

Heritage Conservation

  • Conservation architecture
  • Management of heritage projects or sites
  • Conservation of materials such as timber, stone, metal including metal structures, armour, paintings, photographs and film ( internships for painting conservators are sometimes hosted at the TATE conservation department- enquiries to metal structures, armour, paintings, photographs and film ( internships for painting conservators are sometimes hosted at the TATE conservation department- enquiries to conservation.enquiries@tate.org.uk
  • Conservation of landscape
  • Management of museums and collections.

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms for Charles Wallace Long Term awards 2015-16 will be accepted from 1 August to 15 November 2014 at the nearest British Council centre.

  • your application form should include a Statement of Purpose (not more than 2 pages), stating clearly which course you plan to follow , what you want to do in the UK and how you plan to put this into use on returning to India.

You will also need:

  • An IELTS Certificate (essential for unconditional acceptance for most UK courses).
  • Evidence of unconditional acceptance on the course, programme, attachment or internship for which you have applied, or evidence of progress towards acceptance.
  • Portfolio submission where appropriate in either CD/DVD or hard copy format.

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