The Victoria and Albert Museum Jain Art Fund was created as a result of the exhibition The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India (1994-96), jointly organised by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
The V&A Jain Art Fund, in association with the NTICVA, is offering one scholarship in all the three awards mentioned above to be administered under the auspices of the NTICVA, New Delhi.
The Jain Art Fund grants will support study, research or training in the field of Jain cultural, historical and art historical study. They will support both Indian-based scholars and museum curators spending time in the UK, and UK-based scholars and curators visiting India for study and research purposes.
One scholarship is offered in each of the following categories ( requirements and conditions as per Nehru Trust Awards).
1. UK Visiting Fellowship
For upto 3 months UK based research (maximum grant £3800).
2. UK Travel Awards
For 2 short study trip awards to the UK (maximum grant £1000).
3. India Travel Awards
For UK based researchers and curators (maximum grant £1000, possibly 2 grants of £500).
4. Small Study and Research Grants (India)
Maximum grant Rs. 15,000/-
Applications are to be lodged following the same procedure as for Nehru Trust Awards.
Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the website www.nticva.org (from 1st October onwards) or can be obtained from The Secretary, Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the V&A Museum, C/o Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, Teen Murti House, New Delhi 110 011. Tel: 23792624, 23015018, Fax: 23793036, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Nehru Trust Awards
Jain Art Fund Awards