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South Asia and the Arts Fund



The South Asia Institute’s South Asia and the Arts Fund provides Harvard faculty, students, and affiliates with grants to engage with art in South Asia and to support research that advances the understanding of social, political, cultural, and economic issues of the world through art. The grant supports independent and thesis related projects up to $2,000.


2016 – 2017 Academic Year Deadline: Rolling deadline, grants will be awarded on an ad hoc basis


Harvard University affiliates only (Student, Researcher, Faculty, or Fellow)

Application Components

  • Completed online application
  • CV / Resume
  • Proposal detailing your project and/or research and its social, political, and/or economic relevance to South Asia, your preparation to conduct the project, the impact of the project on your future, and anticipated outcomes (Maximum 750 words)
  • Budget



If you have any questions, please contact Diana Nguyen at