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Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and LSE research fellowships

The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invite applications for the Sir Ratan Tata research fellowships. Fellowships are available for a period of up to eight months during the 2014-15 academic year and based at the LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC). The Fellow will receive a monthly subsistence allowance of up to £1,500 a month, the exact amount depending on qualifications. Application should be submitted till 12th May 2014.

Study Subject(s): The Fellow will be expected to engage in social science research broadly on the themes of Economy and Society in South Asia with a particular focus on the following themes: Growth and inclusion, Climate change and environmental sustainability, Social and human security, Population and development and Governance and democracy.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship, now in its eighteenth year. Applicants should be scholars in the social sciences with experience of research on South Asia. They should hold a PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics. 

Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka can apply for these research fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship, now in its eighteenth year. Applicants should be scholars in the social sciences with experience of research on South Asia. They should hold a PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are awarded up to eight months.

What does it cover? The Fellow will receive a monthly subsistence allowance of up to £1,500 a month, the exact amount depending on qualifications, and will also be provided with shared office space and access to research facilities at the School.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: The successful candidate will be informed of the decision by the end of July 2014.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply via post or email. 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.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 12th May 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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