Indian Council of Historical Research Senior Fellowship

Introduction

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) established in 1972 is an independent organization, which is a society under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860. ICHR was founded with an aim of assembling all historians and give them a platform for interacting, making the writing of history scientific and rational, propagating, motivating and organizing research activities in history with thrust on areas which have remained unattended so far, boosting and co-ordinating research activities in history in order to bring about a balance among the various areas of historical research. The Indian Council of Historical Research Senior Fellowship is one among many scholarships that it provides. Basically the scholarship is provided to well established historians.

Eligibility Criteria for the ICHR Senior Research Fellowship

The Senior Research Fellowship granted by the Indian Council of Historical Research is provided to:

  • Senior scholars who have earned a name for themselves through publication of research papers.

Duration of the ICHR Senior Research Fellowship

The Indian Council of Historical Research Senior Fellowships are awarded for a maximum time period of 2 years which can be extend by another 1 year in some unique cases.

Application Procedure

The printed application form, published along with the notification, should be submitted, complete in all respects to the Indian Council of Historical Research 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110001, within the prescribed date. Applications should be routed through the university, college or institute where the applicant is employed. The application should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • 5 copies of exhaustive note on the research plan

  • Bio-data of the applicant

Value of Scholarships

A monthly allowance of Rs. 8, 000/-along with a yearly contingency allowance of Rs. 36, 000/-is awarded as ICHR Senior Research Fellowship.

Address

  • Indian Council of Historical Research
  • 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110001
  • Phone: + 91 11 23382321, + 91 11 23386973
  • Fax: + 91 11 23383421
  • Email: support@ichrindia.org
  • Chairman: Phone- + 91 11 23386033 + 91 11 23384869
  • Fax: + 91 11 23383421
  • Member Secretary: Phone: + 91 11 23387877
  • Fax: + 91 11 23387829
  • Link: www.ichrindia.org