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Winter Session Grants

SAI will accept applications for research or short-term internships in South Asia during January 2014. Grants of a maximum of $1,500 will be awarded.

All Harvard students are eligible.


Click here for 2013 Winter Session Grant Recipients.

Application Instructions

Application Components for SAI Winter Session Grants:


All Applicants must submit:

  • Application and Budget Form (Graduate Students – please select ”Begin a new Dissertation Research Fellowship Application’)
  • 500-word proposal outlining your project or internship
  • A current resume/CV
  • A current transcript (an unofficial printout is okay)
  • Two letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes from the recommenders)

Applications for Research Grants:

  • Faculty Sponsor Form¬†including signature
  • One-page bibliography including annotations on your research topic

Applications for Short Term Internships/Service Work:

  • Letter of acceptance from an in-region organizations (including name of the organization, supervisor information, dates of proposed internship)
Winter Session Grant Deadline: To be announced Fall 2014

For questions regarding Winter Session Grants, please email Nora Maginn at