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Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open09-May-2016
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AwardMonthly stipend of £1,750 pm, work space, access to research facilities, travel fare
EligibilityPh.D holder
Scholarship provider contact details

The Fellowships Selection Committee, 
India Observatory, 
London School of Economics & Political Science, 
Houghton Street, 
London WC2A 2AE, 
Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 7686

What is Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics 2016?

The India Observatory, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the Subir Chowdhury Post-doctoral Fellowship on Quality and Economics. The Fellowship is supported by the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Foundation. Applicants should be early career researchers working on economic impact of poor quality.

About the Fellowship

The Subir Chowdhury Post-doctoral Fellowship on Quality and Economics will be for a period of three months in the 2016-17 academic year and will be based at the India Observatory at the LSE. The Fellow will be expected to engage in research examining the economic impact of poor quality on the economies of South Asia, prioritising but not restricted to, India and Bangladesh. The main objective of this programme is to examine the links between quality and economics.

The Fellow will receive a monthly subsistence allowance of up to £1,750 a month, and will also be provided with shared work space and access to research facilities at the School. Assistance will also be provided towards the cost of travel and research materials.

The Fellowship allows for any scholar to participate in the programme regardless of ethnicity or national origin.

The Fellow will be expected to finish a piece of research of publishable quality during their stay and make a presentation at a seminar or lecture arranged by the India Observatory.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Applicants should have completed a PhD - the Fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done by email or by post

Terms and Conditions

Application Details

Applications should be addressed to The Fellowships Selection Committee, India Observatory, London School of Economics & Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK, and may be submitted by post or emailed

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter of no more than one page
  • a curriculum vitae of no more than three pages
  • an outline of proposed research of no more than three pages
  • names and addresses of two referees, familiar with their work, to be contacted by the Committee

Please use A4-sized plain paper only. Please do not staple your application.

The final date for receipt of applications is Monday 9th May 2016. Late applications will not be accepted. The successful candidate will be informed of the decision by the end of July 2016.

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