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South Asia Travel Grant for Doctoral Students

The Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) invites Lund University doctoral students to apply for a travel grant.

The grant amounts to a maximum value of 25000 SEK (direct costs) and shall be used to cover travel expenses such as flight tickets, accommodation, and visa fees.

Eligibility criteria

  • You are a doctoral student presently enrolled at Lund University.
  • You plan to travel during 2023-2024 for a purpose that directly relates to your doctoral research about South Asia or one or many states in the region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). Such a purpose could, for instance, be fieldwork, archive visits, or conference participation.

To apply

The application should comprise the following documents:

  • A brief description of your doctoral project (max 2 pages)
  • A statement detailing the purpose of your intended travel and how it contributes to your research (max 1 page)
  • A letter of recommendation from your main supervisor
  • Budget

The deadline for applying is 1 September 2023. A decision will be conveyed approximately three weeks after the deadline.

Send the application to sasnet [at] sasnet [dot] lu [dot] se.

For additional information, please contact the Director of SASNET, Ted Svensson (ted [dot] svensson [at] sasnet [dot] lu [dot] se).

Do you have questions?

For additional information, please contact:

Director of SASNET, Ted Svensson

ted [dot] svensson [at] sasnet [dot] lu [dot] se (ted[dot]svensson[at]sasnet[dot]lu[dot]se)