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South Asia Travel Grant for Doctoral Students

Open for application

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 2024-2025 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.

Application requirements

Application deadline: 15 March 2024.

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

Send your application (or further questions) to: sasnet [at] sasnet [dot] lu [dot] se.