Center for South Asian Studies | University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


Monday, March 18, 2013

J. Watumull Scholarship for the Study of India

Applications for the AY 2013-2014 J. Watumull Scholarship for the Study of India are due on April 8.

The J. Watumull Scholarship for the Study of India provides support for University of Hawai`i undergraduate or graduate students who want to study in India.  For AY 2013-2014, students may compete for awards of up to $5,000 each. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who will be undertaking a pre-approved program of study relating to their degree at a reputable Indian institution.  Undergraduate applicants may choose to participate in the UHM India Study Abroad Program.  The minimum length of study in India will be for two months for all study options.  Applicants should review and fulfill the eligibility criteria. The award must be used by Summer 2014. Students from across the UH System are eligible to apply for support.  Upon their return from the program of study, recipients must submit a written report about their experience, and the academic objectives accomplished.

Please submit the application electronically to by April 8, 2013.  The application material includes the eligibility and criteria, the list of supporting materials you need to submit, the application form, and three confidential reference forms.  

We have developed additional guidelines for undergraduates interested in the UHM Study Abroad Center’s new India Program.

 Applicants are encouraged to contact the CSAS director, Monisha Das Gupta (, for questions regarding the application process.

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