The Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 10/11/2018 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust, established in 1981, is a registered United Kingdom Charity (No. 283339). The Trust was originally administered by the British Council, and is now run independently, though the British Council remains a trustee and provides support of various kinds. The Trust is managed day-to-day by a Secretary who reports to a Board of Trustees. 

The activities of the Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust are divided into two parts: activity conducted in partnership with the British Council Bangladesh; and grants offered to final-year doctoral students from Bangladesh studying in the United Kingdom. 

Value of Award

Visiting Fellowships and Visiting Artists

Successful applicants receive financial assistance with their fares and UK visas, and a monthly subsistence in the UK of £1,300.

Doctoral Bursaries

Modest grants of £1,000 or lower are offered to final-year doctoral students reaching the end of their studies in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria

Their common features are as follows:
  • Applicants are obliged to show written evidence of an invitation from a host institution in the United Kingdom, as well as other documents required by the selection board.
  • Most subjects are eligible, excepting the hard sciences (engineering and technical disciplines), business studies, and computer technology. Applications in the humanities, social sciences and creative industries, are encouraged.

For further information about current opportunities and forthcoming recruitment, please contact the Secretary of the Trust (

How to Apply

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application process. Details of this can be found on their website.


Postgraduate Recruitment Team
+44 (0)121 414 3641