Inlaks Research Travel Grants 2022

Inlaks Research Travel Grants 2022

To be eligible, an applicant must –

  • Be an Indian citizen, currently resident in India
  • Be under 35 years of age as of 31 December in the year of application
  • Be a registered Ph.D. candidate at an Indian university for at least two years but not more than three years at the time of the application
  • Have a first-class degree at the bachelor’s (Honors) and master’s level

Note – The award is given only in Humanities and Social Sciences related subjects.

The grant offers financial support for a maximum period of 3 months at an institution/university/library abroad. The grant covers –

  • Reasonable travel allowance reimbursable on actuals (up to USD 1000).
  • Maintenance expenses (up to USD 2000 per month).
  • Funds for buying materials and making copies of relevant literature reimbursable on actuals (up to USD 500).
  • Health allowance/Covid allowance reimbursable on actuals (up to maximum USD 500)


  • A sample of written work in about 3000-5000 words on the subject of candidate’s research. It should preferably be a draft containing full annotations, documentation and details like the reading list, surveys and other work done towards the thesis.
  • Evidence of positive communication with the resource person or institution abroad and an agreement of the arrangements made.
  • Written evidence from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor stating:
  • The candidate’s ability, focus and progress in the work done under the supervision.
  • The candidates need to go abroad.
  • That the funds for the visit abroad cannot be obtained from any other source.
  • Two letters of references

How can you apply?
Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:
Step 1: Click on the “Apply Now” button below and read the details carefully.
Step 2: Download the application form.
Step 3: Fill in the required details and submit it.

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