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Bursaries and scholarships

The Centre has a number of bursaries and book grants to offer our students.

Normally, bursaries are advertised in eighth week of Hilary term, and awarded at the end of Trinity term. They are all open to all current students of the OCHS for fees, maintenance, or research costs.

Students should apply by sending a CV and letter of application to the OCHS.

Jiva Goswami Bursary

The Jiva Goswami Bursary in Vaishnava Studies was established in 2007 by Dr Ravi and Mrs Amrita Gupta to help a student of outstanding academic merit pursue postgraduate study at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. Through this bursary, Dr Gupta wishes to extend to emerging scholars the opportunities he received as a student at the Centre. The bursary is for £500.

The Gupta-dana Bursary

This £500 bursary is given anonymously by a family dedicated to supporting education.

The Patel Book Grant

An anonymous book grant of £50

Prof. Makhan Lal Roy Chowdhury Book Prize

A book grant of £100 offered by Prof. Mandakranta Bose in honour of her father.

Ramiah Alagappan Bursary

An endowed gift by Ananthi Al Ramiah

Hanuman Bursary

An anonymous gift of £1200.

Okita Bursary

A gift of £500 sponsored by OCHS alumnus, Dr Kiyokazu Okita.