Call for Applicants: Writing Urban India Fellowship

Organizer: Centre for Policy Research & The Writing Urban India Collective

  • Duration of the Fellowship Programme: 10 months
  • Application Deadline: 18 December 2022 (Friday), 11.59 pm

Round 2 (WUI 2.0)

WUI 2.0 is a mentoring initiative to nurture early career scholars in writing and publishing on urbanisation in India. The initiative aims to enable candidates with the skills and knowledge required to produce a structured writing output that is academic in nature-through capacity-building workshops, seminars and one-to- one mentorship. The programme will involve offline and online interactions based on feasibility.

What’s in it for you?

  • Mentorship from a stellar network of urban researchers
  • A publishable writing output
  • Improved ability to frame research questions and establish a well-structured narrative around them
  • Opportunity to contextualise your research within a broader scholarly
  • Membership of a supportive community of scholars

Financial Support

  • The Fellowship will provide financial resources to enable you to interact with mentors, attend workshops and access resources, subject to administrative limitations. No lump-sum stipend will be provided.

Eligibility Criteria: Who can apply?

  • Urban Practitioners
  • Students (in postgraduate or Ph.D. programmes) Early career academics with a focus on urban studies

How to Apply

Application Process: Please use the link in the post to apply. Please read through the instructions on the form carefully before applying.

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