New India Foundation Fellowships
New India Foundation

Training & Short Courses,Writing

Scholarship Overview

The New India Foundation invites applications for New India Foundation Fellowships 2020 from scholars and writers who are working on different aspects of the history of independent India. The selected fellows will receive a stipend of INR 1,50,000 per month. 


A total of 5 to 10 fellowships are awarded. The fellowships are awarded for one year and carry a stipend of INR 1.5 lakhs per month.


  • CV
  • Book Proposal (not more than 5,000 words)
  • Writing samples (not more than 5,000 words)

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by May2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must -

  • Be an Indian national
  • Be a scholar or writer working on different aspects of the history of independent India

Note: Past NIF fellows may also apply.

How To Apply

Procedure to apply for the scholarship:
Step 1: Apply for the scholarship.
Step 2: Fill in all the details.
Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
Step 4: Submit the application form.