The J. Gonda Foundation is glad to invite applications for the Gonda PhD Student Grant. This program is exclusively open to the Netherlands students who want to undertake PhD programme at Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences. To apply, entries must be received no later than April 1 and October 1 of every year.
Since 1992, the Foundation has funded projects, fellowships and scholarly publications and re-issues of existing works. It also organises and publishes the annual Gonda Lecture. The Foundation’s assets consist of the estate of Indologist Jan Gonda, who was a member of the Academy.
A Gonda PhD student grant is usually between € 3000 and € 10,000. The grant cannot be used to cover salaries.
Level and Area of Studies
PhD program in the fields of Sanskrit, other Indian languages and literature, and Indian cultural history.
Place of Study
At the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences in the Netherlands.
Eligibility and Criteria
All candidates will be selected based on the quality of the submitted proposal project. Please go to the link below to see the detail.
Only students from the Netherlands may apply this program.
The application consists of an application form that must be submitted by e-mail to the Board of the Gonda Foundation.
April 1 and October 1 of every year.