The Charles Wallace Burma Trust
- Level of study
- Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
- 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
- None. Open all year.
The Charles Wallace Burma Trust, established in 1981, is a registered United Kingdom Charity. The Trust works in partnership with selected institutions in the UK and in Burma/Myanmar to provide professional development opportunities for mid-career academics and other professionals from Burma/Myanmar in a variety of fields. Additionally, grants are offered to postgraduate students from Burma in the midst of their studies in the UK.
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 £1,450.
Modest grants of £1,000 or less are offered to postgraduate students from Burma in the midst of their studies in the UK. They cannot be applied for in advance of the studies commencing in the UK. The criteria for awarding these grants are a combination of academic excellence and financial need.
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.
How to Apply
The details of application process, along with the application form, can be found on the Charles Wallace Burma Trust website.