THE J. WATUMULL
FOR THE STUDY OF INDIA
The purpose of the J. Watumull
Scholarship for the Study of India is to promote
understanding of India through scholarship support of University
of Hawai‘i students who present focused and well-developed
proposals to study for a minimum of two months in India. The
scholarship is generously supported by the J. Watumull Fund.
scholarship supports students in any area of study such as the
visual and performing arts, history, philosophy, religion, and
politics, and including the professional
schools and community college programs. Students are expected to
be enrolled in courses at a recognized Indian institution or to
be conducting pre-approved independent study overseen by a
faculty member at UH in cooperation with a scholar in India.
Students may also choose to participate in an approved study
abroad program sponsored by another U.S. institution.
* Portable Document File (PDF) versions of the various scholarship
applications are available by clicking the links below. Applications for 2011 J. Watumull Scholarships are due on March 15, 2011. Recipients of these awards should expend funds between May 2011 and May 2012.
Field Research/Study Approval Form
Study Abroad Program Course Approval Form
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Watumull Recipients Describe Their Experiences
For more than twenty years, the J. Watumull Scholarship for the Study of India has
very generously helped UH students study for extended periods in India.
Because these funds have helped promising young scholars at pivotal
points in their studies, they have tended to importantly affect these
students' career trajectories. Below, the most recent J. Watumull
Scholarship recipients share a few words about their experiences.
Geoff Ashton, Ph.D. Student, Philosophy, '08 Watumull Scholar
Crystal Chen, MA Student, Asian Studies, '08 Watumull Scholar
Rohan Kalyan, Ph.D. Student, Political Science, '08 Watumull Scholar
Elizabeth 'Cedar' Louis, Ph.D. Student, Geography, '06 Watumull Scholar
Jeremy Henkel, Ph.D. Student, Philosophy, '06 Watumull Scholar