The Nehru Trust UK Travel Awards

The Nehru Trust UK Travel Awards

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In order to fulfill its mission, the Nehru Trust wants to enable professionals and academics from both India and the UK to acquire and exchange pertinent skills as well as access Indian cultural resources in both countries. These grants are meant for brief trips lasting one to two weeks, and they must be used during the fiscal year that follows the grant (that is, from April 1 to March 31 of the following year).

The Trust makes two awards to individuals to study, research, attend conferences, exchange ideas, or collaborate with colleagues in the UK for short periods of time.

Amount granted  INR 1,04,485 (max) 
Type of scholarship Merit-based, college-specific 
Level of program
Application deadline February, 15, 2025 
Renewability  One- time payment 
International students  For indian students 
Official url  Nehru Trust UK Travel Awards

 

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What are the benefits of the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

The maximum INR 1,04,485 worth of awards are meant to be used in conjunction with grants from other organizations as a partial payment for maintenance and/or air travel expenses to and from India.

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What is the eligibility criteria for the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

There is a certain eligibility criteria that is mentioned by the Nehru Trust that needs to be considered by all the candidates before applying for the UK travel award. The only eligibility criteria is that citizens of India who are established and working scholars or professionals in museums, galleries, universities, or other specified institutions concerned with the preservation, study, and display of India's art and cultural heritage are eligible for the awards. 

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What is the application process of the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

Eligible candidates can apply for the position by following the steps outlined below:

Step 1: Click the 'Apply Now' button on the official website of the Nehru Trust UK travel awards and carefully read the details.

Step 2: Go to 'Download Nehru Trust Award Pack' and save it.

Step 3: Fill out the form with the necessary information and email it to [email protected] 

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What are the documents required for the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

Candidates must show that they have gotten in touch with any organization, institution, or person that is pertinent to their application; additionally, they must show that they will have access to pertinent research materials; additionally, they must show that they have received invitations to conferences or meetings with collaborators or colleagues.

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What is the selection process of the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

The selection committee meets in late March and candidates are selected on the basis of their eligibility. 

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How can you contact the Nehru Trust-UK Travel Awards?

For further information, details or queries you can contact-

The Secretary

Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The School of Arts and Aesthetics


SAA Building II

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi - 110067 


India

Email:  [email protected] 

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Frequently asked questions

Is there any financial support provided with the awards?

The Travel Awards may include financial support to cover travel expenses, research costs, and other relevant expenditures associated with the project.

Can groups or organizations apply for the Travel Awards?

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The awards primarily target individuals, but collaborative projects involving multiple participants may be considered. It is advisable to check the specific eligibility criteria for group applications.

What happens after receiving The Nehru Trust - UK Travel Award?

Awardees are expected to carry out their proposed projects and share their experiences and findings through various platforms. The Trust may also facilitate opportunities for awardees to engage with the community.