Taraknath Das Foundation Grants and Research Program
Program URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/sipa/REGIONAL/SAI/tdas.html
Amount: Up to 3,500.00 USD
This program provides scholarships to Indian graduate students to better serve the growing Indian population in the United States and the mutual interests of the United States and India in a changing world. The foundation also supports university lectures on Indian culture and current affairs and awards prizes for outstanding papers on India to encourage a greater understanding of India in the colleges of the United States. National conferences held jointly with Columbia University are supported on such topics as Indian immigrants in the United States, Hinduism in contemporary America, the United States and India, western literary encounters with India, and the Goddess in Indian Art.
Applications are accepted from Indian nationals only, i.e., those holding Indian passports. Applicants also should have completed at least one year of graduate or postgraduate study in the United States.
The foundation does not pay travel expenses.
Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University
Taraknath Das Foundation
420 W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027