Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship

Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship

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The Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships have a rich history of providing Indian individuals with opportunities for academic and professional development in the United Kingdom. With the purpose of fostering cultural exchange and knowledge sharing, these scholarships cover various disciplines and fields, enabling recipients to pursue their academic passions and contribute to their respective fields upon their return to India. By offering financial support, access to renowned institutions, and exposure to experts, the scholarships empower scholars to gain invaluable experiences, expand their networks, and make meaningful contributions to society.

Scholarship details
Offered by Charles Wallace India Trust
Amount granted Variable
Type of scholarship Merit-based
Level of program Graduate
Application deadline February 2023
Renewability One-time scholarships
International students Indian students
Official URL https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/charles-wallace-india-trust-scholarships

 

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Types of CWIT scholarships

Eligible candidates of different academic levels can apply for a Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship. The table below summarizes various scholarships offered by the CWIT:

CWIT Long-Term Grants 28 - 38 years For a full-time MA course of up to 1 year Applicants must have a first degree. Work experience is an advantage
CWIT Short Research Grants 25 - 45 years A one-time grant of 1,500 GBP for eligible courses maximum of 3 weeks Minimum 4 years work experience or applicant must be in the final year of Ph. D.
Grants towards final year of Doctoral study in UK 25 - 38 years Up to 500 - 600 GBP to Indian students to do the final stage of their Doctoral study in the UK Must return to India after course completion
Visiting Fellowships 25 - 45 years For 3 - 5 months Applicants must have completed postgraduate studies. Minimum 5 years experience is preferred
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Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet the CWIT Scholarships eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarships. The major eligibility requirements are listed below:

  • list items Be an Indian citizen
  • list items Age must be between 25 - 45 years
  • list items Not a recipient of the CWIT scholarship for the last 5 years
  • list items Apply for a course among the eligible fields of study
  • list items Have relevant past academic qualifications
  • Additionally, you will be required to provide:

  • list items An IELTS Certificate, as it is essential for unconditional acceptance into most UK courses.
  • list items Proof of unconditional acceptance on the course, program, attachment, or internship you have applied for, or evidence of progress towards acceptance.
  • list items In some cases, a portfolio submission may be necessary, which can be in the form of online links or uploading pictures or relevant documents.
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    Eligible courses

    The CWIT Scholarships are offered to the following areas of study:

    Visual arts Conservation architecture
    Performance (Music, Dance, Direction, Drama) Management of heritage projects or sites
    Film (Direction and Script Writing) Conservation of materials like timber, stone, metal, photographs, film, and paintings
    Photography Conservation of landscapes
    Design (not Architecture) Management of museums and collections
    Curating Engineering, in relation to conservation of heritage buildings and structures
    Art History
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    Application process

  • list items Visit the official website of Charles Wallace India Trust.
  • list items Get the required documents handy.
  • list items Apply online and submit the documents.
  • Apply here for Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship

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    Required documents

    The following documents are required to apply for a CWIT Scholarship. Note that not all the below-mentioned documents are necessary for all CWIT Scholarships.

  • list items Statement of Purpose
  • list items A short CV
  • list items Unconditional acceptance letter from the UK institution
  • list items Applicant’s stay duration in the UK
  • list items Relevant portfolio
  • list items Proof of belonging to the eligible age category and not being the scholarship beneficiary for the last 5 years
  • list items Contact details of two referees
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    Selection process

  • list items Top applicants are selected by virtue of their application strength.
  • list items Shortlisted candidates will face an interview for long-term grants. Other scholarship applicants may also be required to attend an interview of the candidates before their selection.
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    Contact Details

    Email: [email protected]

    Disclaimer: The information on this page is taken from the official website of Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship. See the original source for any change in the data provided, like dates, facts, etc.

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    Frequently asked questions

    Which scholarship is available for Indians in the middle stages of their career to study in the UK? 

    The Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship funds Indians to study arts, heritage conservation, and humanities courses in the UK in the middle stages of their career.

    How to write an SOP for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship? 

    Applicants can follow an SOP format that describes their candidacy in the best way. Here are a few things to remember while writing an SOP:

    • Since the scholarships target applicants with work experience, highlight the work you have done in the past in detail. 
    • Mention the projects you have worked on and give contact numbers regarding your past works. 
    • State your future goals and how the scholarship will help you achieve those goals. 
    • Emphasize how your study in the UK helps you contribute in India

    Is there any exam for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship? 

    There are no tests for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship. 

    Is it possible to apply for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship again?

    Yes. After 5 years of receiving the first scholarship, it is possible to apply for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship again.

    What IELTS score is required to apply for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship?

    The IELTS score for the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship has not been specified. However, in general, a minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS is recommended to study in the UK.