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Dissertion Research Fellowships in Hindu Studies

Muktabodha Indological Research Institute

Program Overview

The Muktabodha Indological Research Institute invites applications from individual graduate students undertaking dissertation research in Hinduism.


Applicants must have completed their doctoral coursework in a Religion, South Asian Studies, or related program and are now undertaking their dissertation research. Fellows will normally use their grants to support them while undertaking research in India.

Fields of Study

Preference will be given to the study of textual sources of the Hindu Tantric tradition. However, applications from other fields of Hindu studies are also welcome.

Amount of Award

$10,000 per student, to be used between June 2006 and December 2007

Application Deadline

February 15, 2006

Announcement of Awards

Approximately one month later

For application materials visit website ( or contact

Muktabodha Indological Research Institute
P.O. Box 8585,
Emeryville, CA 94662
(510) 655-2170

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