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Arts at The Mittal Institute

South Asia and the Arts Travel Fund

The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute’s South Asia and the Arts Fund provides Harvard faculty, students, and affiliates with grants to engage with art in South Asia and to support research that advances the understanding of social, political, cultural, and economic issues of the world through art. The grant supports independent and thesis related projects up to $5,000



Applications will reopen in the 2019–2020 academic year.



Harvard University affiliates only (Student, Researcher, Faculty, or Fellow)


Application Components

  • CV / Resume
  • Proposal detailing your project and/or research and its social, political, and/or economic relevance to South Asia, your preparation to conduct the project, the impact of the project on your future, and anticipated outcomes (Maximum 750 words)
  • Detailed Budget
  • Cover Sheet

Please submit these application materials to



If you have any questions, please email