Baillie Gifford Prize Fellowship, UK

The India Institute, King’s College London is delighted to invite application for the Baillie Gifford Prize Fellowship. There is no citizenship limitation for the candidate. Mid-career professionals will be given preference. The winning applicant will receive up to up to £30,000. To apply, all required materials must be received by 10 December 2015.

Fellowship Description
Applications are invited for the Baillie Gifford Prize Fellowship at the India Institute, King’s College London. The Fellowship provides full financial support to a student on the MRes Contemporary India programme. The Baillie Gifford Prize Fellowship supports the Institute’s goals of enhancing the quality of public knowledge and debate in, and about, contemporary India. The MRes Contemporary India is a research-track Master’s degree that imparts advanced training to support a student in producing an original piece of research under expert supervision.

Award Value
One the most deserving applicants will be chosen to receive up to £30,000, will cover the tuition fees of the successful candidate, in addition to providing a stipend to cover living costs.

Level and Area of Studies
MRes Contemporary India programme in Politics, Public Policy and Political Economy; Anthropology and Social Change; History; Cultural Production (including the media); Foreign and Security Policy; Science, Technology and Policy in India.

Place of Study
At the India Institute, King’s College London, UK

Eligibility and Criteria
There is no specific criteria. Please note, mid-career professional are encouraged to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction

Application Instruction
The application can be made through the online system at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
10 December 2015.

Website and Application Link