Fellowships

The India Observatory offers a variety of remunerated and unremunerated Fellowship opportunities to pre- and post-doctoral scholars working at all levels. Applications for Fellowships are invited at various points throughout the year with details of application processes, requirements and dates outlined below.

Unremunerated

Asia Research Centre Visiting Fellows

ARC Visiting Fellowships are available to  early-stage career researchers (pre-major review)  researching on Asia across more than one social science. Fellowships are available for a period of  one month to one year, with the potential for renewal of up to three years. These Fellowships have an  on-going application periodMore »|

Asia Research Centre Visiting Senior Fellows

ARC Visiting Senior Fellowships are available to academics who are of the  Lecturer (post major review), Senior Lecturer or Reader level, and practitioners or professionals  at a broadly comparable level researching on Asia across more than one social science from  one month to one year, with the potential for renewal for a period of up to three years. These Fellowships have an  on-going application period.  More »|


Remunerated

Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship

The Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship is available to scholars with experience researching on South Asia  in the social sciences. The Fellowship is for a period of up to eight monthsMore »|

Subir Chowdhury Fellowship

The Subir Chowdhury Fellowship is available to scholars with experience researching on  Bangladesh and/or India  in the social sciences. The Fellowship is for a period of three months.  More »|


Remunerated (LSE-only)

Open to applications from LSE-registered PhD students only.

Bagri Fellowship

The Bagri Fellowship is available only to  full-time LSE PhD students  researching on South Asia  in the Economics and Governance disciplines.  More »|


Other LSE India Fellowships

Chevening Gurukul Scholars

This tailor-made scholarship programme was created by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office in collaboration with the British Council to mark the 50th anniversary of Indian independence. Each year, LSE hosts a group of 12 professionals from India, who spend a term at LSE to enhance their existing leadership skills. For more see Gurukul Scholars.

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