Sardar Patel Awards 2020 from the UCLA Center for India and South Asia, USA

Publish Date: Dec 09, 2019

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

The UCLA Center for India and South Asia announces the Sardar Patel Award for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India in 2019. The amount of the award is $10,000 (Ten Thousand Dollars).

1. The dissertation must be on any topic on Modern India (the dates of Modern India are defined as 1800 to the present).

2. The topic must fall within the following fields of study: History, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education or the Fine Arts.

3. Dissertations submitted for consideration will have been completed during the 2018-2019 academic year (1 September 2018 through 31 August 2019). In some cases dissertations completed very close to these dates may also be considered.

4. The dissertation must have been written while enrolled at a U.S. accredited university in history, anthropology, sociology, literature, political science, or one of the other disciplines in the humanities, the arts, or the social sciences.

Applicants must submit a PDF of the completed and filed dissertation. In addition, please send the following as PDF files: ONE copy of an abstract of 500-1000 words, ONE copy of your curriculum vitae, and the attached form filled by their dissertation supervisor or department chair attesting to the completion of the dissertation during the period stipulated in item #3. 

The deadline for submission of materials is Friday January 31, 2020. All submissions, as well as any inquiries regarding competition guidelines, should be sent to: Sumita Mitra at 

Note: By submitting their dissertation for consideration, candidates also agree to have their dissertation abstract posted on the CISA and Sardar Patel Association websites. The winner will be expected to attend an award conferral ceremony in Los Angeles on April 25, 2020 and is also expected to acknowledge the Sardar Patel Association in any publications related to the subject matter of the dissertation.

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