TRUST AWARDS Apply for 2011-12 Applications are now open for the 2011-12 awards INDIA
The Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) is an arts, heritage conservation and humanities scholarship fund. It enables Indians in the early or middle stages of their careers to spend time in the
, helping to achieve their artistic, professional or academic ambitions and make wider international contacts. UK
Who was Charles Wallace?: Charles Wallace was born in
in 1855. He lived, worked and flourished there, founding the Shaw Wallace company ( though there are no connections between CWIT and the contemporary Shaw Wallace). Calcutta
Charles Wallace died in 1916, bequeathing his modest fortune to his family for a generation and then for the benefit of those among whom he had made it.
About CWIT: In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and British governments, CWIT was established as an English charity. It is run by four trustees, one nominated by the British Council. The trustees cover CWIT’s main areas of interest and are Ingval Maxwell, Dr Yasmin Khan, Caroline Douglas and Colin Perchard ( British Council nominee). The Secretary is Richard Alford.
In nearly 30 years CWIT has made around 2500 grants. British Council India advises on CWIT’s work and gives administrative support including guidance on applying for a visa.
CWIT’s recent annual reports and accounts, including lists of scholarships and grants given, can be seen on the Charity Commission’s web site www.charity-commission.gov.uk
Applications are now open for the 2011-12 awards
The deadline for applications is
Tuesday 16 November 2010
For details please visit the below websites: www.britishcouncil.org