Social Science Baha

Announcement

Bihari Krishna Fellowship for Ethnographic Research 2022 under the ‘PhD Ethnographic Research’ category

Proposals are invited for the
Bihari Krishna Fellowship for Ethnographic Research
2022
under the
‘PhD Ethnographic Research’ category

Proposals are requested from current PhD students to conduct ethnographic research under the Bihari Krishna Fellowship for Ethnographic Research managed jointly by the Central Department of Anthropology (CDA), Tribhuvan University, and Social Science Baha.


The PhD Ethnographic Research Fellowship will be an opportunity for students of the CDA to conduct their PhD research.

Duration of the fellowship: One year

Number of fellowships offered: 1 (one)

Eligibility:

  1. Applicant must be PhD student of the CDA at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.
  2. The selected fellow shall not engage in any other paid or unpaid work during the fellowship period and shall submit a written declaration agreeing to this condition at the time of application.
  3. Applications are limited to Nepali citizens


Benefits:

  1. The selected fellow shall receive a stipend of NPR 500,000 (five hundred thousand rupees only) over the period of fellowship. The stipend shall be paid in equal monthly instalments over a period of one year.
  2. The fellow will also be allowed to access the SSB library and will be provided with all the facilities available at the library.

Application requirements

  1. Letter from the CDA attesting that the applicant is a PhD student of the CDA.
  2. Written declaration stating that the applicant is willing to abide by the above condition of not engaging in any paid or unpaid work during the fellowship period.
  3. One-page CV.
  4. Personal statement (not exceeding 800 words).
  5. PhD proposal as approved by the CDA.

Applications must be submitted by email to info@soscbaha.org with all of the above-mentioned documents by 1 May 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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The Bihari Krishna Fellowship for Ethnographic Research was established in 2011 with a grant of Rs 5 million provided by Bihari Krishna Shrestha to Social Science Baha with the express purpose of setting up a fellowship devoted to ethnographic research in Nepal.

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