Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship for Home/EU and Overseas Students at SOAS, University of London in UK, 2014
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Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship. SOAS, University of London is offering one research scholarship for MPhil/PhD student undertaking research in modern and contemporary Indian art.  Let's dive in to the full details: Ready?

School (Institutions/ Country): University of London

Level: Research

Field(s): History of Art and Archaeology (new admissions), which involves undertaking research in the field of modern and contemporary Indian art.

Deadline: 31 January 2014

Funded By: Saraswati Dalmia Trust
Beneficiaries(Target Group): 
Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship is Open for Students of Following Countries: Home/EU and international applicants are eligible for this MPhil/PhD scholarship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions)

Award No: There is one Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship for a MPhil/PhD student.

Scholarship Duration: The scholarship is offered for one year only and is not renewable.

‣ Scholarship Covers: The value of the scholarship is £4,095 to be used towards tuition fees.


This Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship has been established with a donation by her daughter Yashodhara Dalmia, an art historian and an independent curator based in New Delhi.

She has written widely on art and her several publications include Amrita Sher-Gil – A Life (Penguin/Viking, 2006), which is a comprehensive account of the life of one of India’s first modern artists. Her book The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives (Oxford University Press, 2001), is regarded as the definitive account of a seminal phase of Indian art history.


To avail Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

Open to Home/EU and overseas applicants.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding academic record, usually a 2.1 or first in their undergraduate degree and must normally possess or expect to be awarded a Merit or Distinction in their Masters Degree.

Full-time OR part-time MPhil/PhD in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology (new admissions), which involves undertaking research in the field of modern and contemporary Indian art.

Applicants currently enrolled on the first or second year of the full-time (or part-time equivalent) MPhil/PhD will also be considered but will not be given preference.

Open to full and part-time programmes.

New applicants to the MPhil/PhD programmes in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology (new admissions-starting in September 2014), must:

1.have an offer of admission in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology by the scholarship application deadline.

2.have demonstrated in the research proposal of your application for admission that your research is in the field of modern and contemporary Indian art.

Selection Criteria:

Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by a Selection Panel consisting of three academic members.

The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your application and in your on-line application for admission.

Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.


The successful candidate will be notified by e-mail by the end of June. If you have not heard from us by the end of June, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Scholarship Application Method

The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Applications are due on 31 January 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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