The Jagdish P. Sharma Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students, Deadline Feb 15
Description: Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2016
We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the Jagdish P. Sharma Memorial Scholarship to support graduate students who have a focus on South Asia.
Now in its sixth year, the annual scholarship will award each recipient up to $5000 – half delivered at the opening of each semester.
This year we are pleased to announce, thanks to generous donors, that the maximum of $10,000 has been raised to $15,000 available for the upcoming academic year, 2016-17. To date, a total of $50,000 has been awarded to twelve graduate students.
Prospective recipients should be graduate students enrolled in a program in the College of Arts & Sciences at UHM and pursuing studies of or about the South Asia region and its people. The criteria for the scholarship includes the following:
- Statement of commitment to South Asian studies
- Letter of recommendation from an academic faculty member
- Academic merit as determined by the selection committee upon review of full application materials.
It is also requires that recipients send a letter of appreciation to the Sharma family and submit a write-up in the spring semester detailing accomplishments while on the scholarship.
More information and the application – administered by the Department of History – is through the UH STAR system. If prospective applicants have questions, or wish to submit an application directly, they can contact the scholarship administrator:
Associate Professor, Department of History
University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Sakamaki Hall A203, 2530 Dole Street, Honolulu HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6766
Office: Sakamaki Hall B409
Deadline (common to all fellowships in the STAR database): February 15, 2016
For more about Dr. Jagdish Sharma and this scholarship, please see the following article: “Celebrating Dr. Jagdish Prasad Sharma”
Many thanks, especially to the Sharma family for their continuing generosity.
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