Charles Wallace India Trust Translation Fellowships 2012

Charles Wallace India Trust Translation Fellowships offers Translators from India the opportunity to spend 2 months at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and work on a Translation project of their choice. Applications of eligible candidates are invited for such well established residency programme which has been provided by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT).

Two Fellowships will be provided every year and the successful applicants will be in residence at the British Centre for Literary Translation from 1 March-30 April 2012.

Important Dates are quoted below

  • Closing date for receipt of application: 30 September 2011
  • List of successful applicants: 31 October 2012

Crucial Features of the Scholarship

  • A contribution towards travel costs incurred will be paid by CWIT.
  • CWIT will pay a stipend to cover all expenses on accommodation and subsistence.
  • Opportunities to lead seminars for post-graduate students, present papers and talk about work in progress.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should satisfy the following conditions-

  • Indian citizenship is must, domiciled and resident.
  • Successfully completed university level education in the branch of literature or have between 5 − 7 years of professional experience.
  • Have not been given a Charles Wallace India Trust grant within the previous 5 years.

How to Apply

Interested as well as eligible candidates should download the forms from a link given below along with the documents stated below-

  • Application form.
  • Clear proposal of what you want to achieve in coming to the British Centre for Literary Translation and how you will use this in your work once you return to India.
  • Examples of your translation work, which will not be returned back.
  • A full CV of respective candidate.
  • Two passport-sized photographs of candidate.

The application complete in all the above mentioned respects should be sent by email to Supporting material may be sent by post to:

  • CWIT Fellowship, British Centre for Literary Translation, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
  • For more information, please visit Charles Trust