The Trust annually makes up to three awards for short visits to India for the purpose of research, training, scholarship or professional collaboration, during the period from April 1st to March 31st of the subsequent year.
Eligibility: UK-based scholars or professionals employed by museums, galleries or other specified institutions concerned with the preservation, study and display of India's art and cultural heritage.
Availability/accessibility of material:
Although no formal institutional affiliation is required, candidates must demonstrate that they have established communication with all institutions relevant to their application.
The awards are of a maximum of Rs. 50,000/- and are intended to be held in conjunction with awards from other bodies as a part-cost contribution towards the costs of maintenance and internal travel expenses within India. Applicants are expected to fund international travel costs from other sources.
At the conclusion of the tenure of their awards, recipients of awards must submit a report of their work and a financial statement of their expenses, along with copies of their initial estimates. This statement must be certified by a representative of the award holder's employer or host institution or his / her academic supervisor.
Nehru Trust Awards
Jain Art Fund Awards