In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and British governments, CWIT was established as an English charity. In nearly 30 years CWIT has made around 2500 grants. British Council India advises on CWIT’s work and gives administrative support including guidance on applying for a visa.
Applicants should be Indian citizens living in India.
Applicants should be aged between 25 and 38.
Applicants should have a first degree or diploma or professional qualification in their specialization. CWIT prefers applicants with significant working experience.
Applicants should not have received a CWIT grant within the last 5 years.
Applications should be made to your nearest British Council office by 16 November 2010 and should include
Completed application form including a Statement of Purpose ( not more than 2 pages) stating clearly what you want to do in the UK or which course you plan to follow and how you plan to put this to use on returning to India the application form can be downloaded.
The Statement of Purpose is important and should be as clear and explicit as possible.
Evidence that you have been accepted unconditionally on the course, programme, attachment or internship for which you have applied, or that progress towards acceptance has been made.
Evidence of a good working knowledge of English.
Portfolio submission in either CD/DVD or hard copy format.
Submit your application before the relevant deadline -to British Council India for fully funded awards in arts, heritage conservation.
For details visit http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-cwit-listing-full.htm