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CREST) in Kozhikode, India, for an internship from 1 June 2009. She worked with a group of 40 graduates from Dalit/Adivasi and minority communities of Kerala who are undergoing Post Graduate Certificate Course for Professional Development at CREST. Full information about the internships offered by CREST.The Masters student Petra Bergquist, from the Gender Studies programme, Lund University, was selected by the Centre for Research and Education for Social Transformation (
The Nordic Institute for Asian Studies (NIAS) offers scholarships for visiting Nordic MA students and PhD candidates to its research centre and library in Copenhagen, through the so called NIAS SUPRA programme (Support Programme for Asian Studies). Students affiliated with institutions that are members of the Nordic NIAS Council (see www.nias.ku.dk) are offered full scholarships that cover travel expenses, accommodation and full board at the ”Nordisk Kollegium”, whereas students from non-members of Nordic NIAS Council will have to pay for accommodation and transportation themselves. For students from Lund University there is also an alternative, namely Öresund Scholarships. In this case NIAS reimburses daily commuting costs to/from Copenhagen. Application deadlines for SUPRA scholarships are three times a year. More information.
The scholarships open for Swedish students used to cover tuition fees, and board and lodging costs. They were primarily given to university students below 35 years of age that wish to pursue 1–2 years of training in dance or music at an Indian academic institution. Applications for scholarships were managed through the Culture curry”, featuring a photo of Ms. Humble (see above).
The Swedish scholarships have however now been
Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) offers Minor Field Studies (MFS) grants to undergraduate students at Swedish universities and colleges. MFS grants aim to provide students at C or D level with the opportunity to carry out minor field studies in developing countries, including South Asia. The stipend programme is handled by the International Programme Office for Education and Training (Internationella Programkontoret). Applications should be made through the students own departments. Deadline for applications: 1 November every year. More information about the MFS grants. Students given MFS grants should undergo a preparatory two-day course, organised by Internationella Programkontoret 25 times a year at three locations: Uppsala University, Gothenburg University and Umeå University. More information about the courses.
A large number of Swedish undergraduate students have got MFS grants to do thesis work in developing countries. A searchable database where all MFS theses since 2003 are presented in full-text is available. Go to the database.
See also specific lists of South Asia related MFS projects during the period 2003-07:
– Afghanistan (1 project)
– Bangladesh (17 projects)
– India (120 projects)
– Nepal (7 projects)
– Pakistan (3 projects)
– Sri Lanka (29 projects)
No projects were carried out in Bhutan
and the Maldives.
The Swedish International Programme Office for Education and Training (Internationella programkontoret) has a mission to make it easier for those working with education and training in Sweden to participate in international co-operation. It administers some 50 different programmes and actions for internationalising education. One of theseprogrammes deal with internationalisation projects for schools. In March 2006 applications for 160 collaboration projects between schools in Sweden and in other countries were given more than SEK 7 million as grants. Out of these five projects are related to South Asia: Mörbyskolan in Danderyd received SEK 24 000 for a project with Sri Lanka; Enskede gårds gymnasium/Lindeparkens gymnasiesärskola received SEK 74 000 for a project with Sri Lanka; Sandenskolan, Boden received SEK 120 000 for a project with Sri Lanka; Hagagymnasiet, Norrköping, received SEK 48 000 for a project with India; and Adolfsbergsskolan, Örebro. received SEK 24 000 for a project with India.
More information about the school grants