Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), Delhi, invites applications for the following programmes/activities for financial assistance.
Fellowships (Junior Research Fellowship, Post- Doctoral Fellowship, Senior Academic Fellowship, National Fellowship and Fellowship for Foreign Nationals).
Contingency (Study-cum-Travel) Grant to M.Phil, Ph.D scholars and Independent scholars.
Grants for Foreign Travel and Maintenance Aboard and for visit of Foreign Scholars
International collaboration: Participation in seminars/Conferences/Data collection aboard; visits under different Cultural Exchange Programmes (CEPs).
Publication Subsidy to Ph.D thesis, Journals, Seminar Proceedings and Independent works.
Seminars/Workshops, Conferences of Professional Organizations of Historians
Junior Research Fellowship:
(a) The Fellowship shall carry an amount or Rupees five thousand (Rs. 5000) per month with a contingency grant of Rupees twelve thousand (Rs. 12,000) per annum for a period of two years for non-NET students, extendable by one year in exceptional case; for students who have qualified the NET, the fellowship amount shall be Rupees six thousand (Rs. 6,000) per month with the contingency grant of Rupees twelve thousand (Rs. 12,000) per annum for two years, extendable by one year in exceptional case.
(b) Only a scholar registered for the degree of Ph.D. or equivalent thereof at an Indian university shall be eligible for a Junior Research Fellowship. No Junior Research Fellowship will be awarded to students studying for M.Phil degree.
Housewives who are exceptionally bright scholar and are not able to take up a regular career shall be eligible for fellowship carrying the same grant as that of Junior Fellowship (for non-NET and NET) for a period of two years only. In exceptional cases and on the quality or achievement, it may be extended for a further period of six months only.
General Fellowship (Post-doctoral):
(a) The Fellowship shall carry an amount or Rupees six thousand (Rs. 6,000) per month with a contingency grant of Rupees twelve thousand (Rs. 12,000) per annum.
(b) Only a scholar who has obtained the degree of Ph.D. or equivalent from an Indian or foreign university or has published work of equivalent merit to his credit shall be eligible for the Fellowship.
(c)The duration of the Fellowship shall be two years, which may be extended by one year after assessment of the Fellows work by the Research Projects Committee.
(a) The Fellowship may be awarded to a senior scholar who has established his reputation by his published research work.
(b) The amount of Fellowship shall be Rs. 8000 per month with a contingency grant or Rs. 36,000 per annum.
(c) The duration of the Fellowship shall be two years, which may be extended by one year in exceptional cases
(a) The Fellowship shall be awarded to an Indian scholar of distinction, who has established his reputation for the researches he has already published, and who wishes to undertake research of a fundamental or innovative character under the Fellowship.
(b) The Fellowship shall be awarded by the Council upon the recommendation of the Research Projects Committee for a period of two years extendable by one year.
(c) It shall carry a sum of Rs. 25,000 per month with a contingency grant of Rs. 50,000 per annum.
Fellowship for Foreign Nationals:
In case the applicant is a foreign national, the terms of the Fellowship shall be laid down for each case by the Research Projects Committee, but the duration of the Fellowship shall not ordinarily exceed one year, and the work specified in the award shall be undertaken in India.
Application forms are available from ICHR Office on payment of Rs.10/-
Applications can also be downloaded from the website link:
All applications are to be addressed to
Member Secretary, ICHR 35,
Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi – 110 001.
Further details can be obtained from the website link: http://www.ichrindia.org/