Inlaks Research Studentship at the King's India Institute 2019

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Last updated on: 14-Sep-2018
EligibilityRegistered PhD students
AwardVariable awards

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About the Program

Inlaks Research Studentship at the King’s India Institute 2019 invites applications from registered Ph.D. students of Indian universities. This research grant enables the selected candidates to use the resources of King’s India Institute necessary for their Ph.D. research.

  • Inlaks Research Studentship at the King's India Institute 2019 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, the candidate must be:

    • A citizen of India, presently living in India.
    • Holding a confirmed Ph.D. registration for at least two years but not more than four years.
    • Either a bachelor's (Honours) or master's degree holder, preferably both, with first class.
    • Under the age of 35 years as on 31 December 2018.

    The selected candidates receive financial assistance for a period of maximum 3 months at King’s College London. The research grant covers:

    • Airfare (booked by Inlaks on behalf of the student)
    • Maintenance expenses for up to USD 1750 per month
    • Up to USD 1000 for buying materials and books, and making copies of relevant literature
    • An updated resume in PDF format (maximum 2 pages)
    • A sample of written work on applicant’s research subject. The work should be a draft of a chapter of the Ph.D. thesis carrying details regarding the reading list, surveys, or any other work done towards the thesis. It should be full of annotation and documentation and must be of 3000-5000 words.
    • A recommendation letter from the applicant's  current supervisor stating:
    • Applicant's focus, ability and progress in the work done under her/his supervision
    • Applicant's need to go abroad
    • That the fund for abroad visit cannot be obtained from any other source
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply online for the awards by following the mentioned steps:

    Step 1: Click here to download the application form. 
    Step 2: Fill in all required details in the form either by hand or typed. 
    Step 3: Attach all the necessary documents. 
    Step 4: Email the duly filled application form along with the attachments to and with the subject line - "Application for Inlaks Research Studentship". 
    Note: If the supervisor of the applicant wishes to submit their recommendation separately, they can send their statement to with the subject line - "Recommendation for Inlaks Research Studentship: [applicant’s name]".

Important Dates

Last date to submit the application: 8 October 2018
Announcement of shortlisted candidates after 1st round: November 2018
Final interview: November or December 2018

Selection Criteria

The selection procedure consists of two stages:

  • Firstly, applicants are shortlisted for the 2nd round on the basis of the written record submitted by the applicants.
  • The shortlisted candidates then undergo a round of personal interview, which may take place face to face (if feasible), or over Skype.
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Terms and Conditions
  • The research grant will be offered for the subjects of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • The selected candidates must apply formally to the King’s India Institute as a Visiting Research Student through the King’s College London application procedure for the duration of the grant. 
  • A staff member of King’s India Institute will stand as the supervisor of the candidate during his/her stay at King’s.
  • The selected candidate must apply for a Short-term Study visa for the duration of his/her study at King’s.

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