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(a) Research Fellowship
The Forum offers Junior Fellowships every year for scholars from Gujarat and other neighboring states to visit the Centre for one month each to consult its library. Those who are registered for research degrees (Ph.D. or M. Phil.) are eligible to apply for this fellowship. A monthly stipend of Rs.8000/ (Rupees eight thousand only) will be paid to the Fellow. No traveling allowances will be paid to the candidate. A recipient of any other fellowship is not eligible to receive this fellowship. Preference will be given to those who come from socially and economically disadvantaged background.
(b) Library Fellowship
The Forum offers library fellowships for scholars outside Baroda to visit the Centre for a period of one month each to consult books in its library. Each library fellow will receive a consolidated amount of Rs. 8000/ (Rupees eight thousand only). The Forum will not pay for his/her travel.
(c) Translation Fellowship
The Forum announces two fellowships for translation studies per year. Each fellowship carries an amount of Rs. 8000/. Those who are interested in translating critical texts from English to regional languages such as Gujarati, Marathi, and Hindi or vice versa are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
The following format may be used for application for the above fellowships:
Address (including telephone number and email ID)
Institutional Affiliation and the Department
The Area of Research
Whether Registered for a Degree? If yes, please give details.
Academic Background (copies of the relevant documents should be attached)
Details of Publication and Seminar Participation
Details of the Proposal Submitted (A proposal in approximately 1000 words should accompany the application)
Names and Addresses of Two Referees
Annual Income of the Parents (Attach proof of socially/economically disadvantaged category)
Any other relevant information
Signature and Date
(d) Senior Fellows
Senior scholars having good publication record are eligible to send proposals for this fellowship. The duration of this fellowship is for one month. A senior fellow will receive a monthly stipend of Rs. 10,000/ and travel allowance up to AC II train fare. A formal proposal along with a copy of the C.V. is required for considering the application.
This fellowship is available for distinguished scholars from countries in South Asia other than India to visit the Centre for a minimum period of one month to consult its library. During his/her stay in Baroda the visiting scholar is welcome to accept lecture-invitations from any of the universities or educational institutions in India and to travel to places of interest for getting a taste of the country’s cultural richness and variety. The visiting scholar is eligible for travel money from his/her country to Baroda and back and a monthly allowance of Rs. 20,000/. A formal proposal along with a copy of the C.V. is required for considering the application.