Student Funding

Student Travel Grants

Note: the call for proposals for 2022-23 student fund grants will be announced in fall 2022.

The South Asia Center is pleased to announce a call for applications for South Asia Studies Student Fund Research Materials and Conference Grants.

Small grants will be awarded to fund the purchase of conference registration fees, materials, supplies, and/or services in support of research or study related to South Asia during the 2021-22 academic year.

Eligible proposals may include (but are not limited to) support for purchasing online conference registration fees, software, computer accessories, books, e-books (especially those not available in UW Libraries), hard drives, cloud services, library services, webcams, print and copy services, etc.

Eligibility: Open to UW graduate students with affiliation to the South Asia Center who are currently enrolled full time in a graduate program.

Award amount: The Fund will support grants of approx. $200-$350 each.

Application deadline: Friday, December 3, 2021. Decisions may be made on a rolling basis so apply as soon as possible.

Questions? Please contact Nick Gottschall, Managing Director of the South Asia Center,


The student travel grant program is funded by the South Asia Studies Student Support Fund.