Berreman-Yamanaka Award for Himalayan Studies

Program | Graduate Fellowship Awardees


The Berreman-Yamanaka Fellowship for Himalayan Studies's provides for an annual award of up to $1500 to UC Berkeley graduate students for research on topics related to Himalayan Studies across Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Open only to UC Berkeley graduate students. 

Please submit your application by using the application portal listed below. 

Before starting your application, please make sure to have the following documents ready.

APPLICATION PORTAL FOR RESEARCH
Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 5 PM

In your application please include the following:

  1. A cover letter stating the need for travel. (750 words or less, PDF format)
  2. A 2-page project proposal. Which should include the proposed date of travel, as well as all other sources of funding available in the given summer or given AY. (double-spaced) (PDF format)
  3. A budget (only for research) (PDF format)
  4. A CV (PDF format)
  5. One letter of support from your advisor (PDF, sent by the recommenders directly)

Please submit applications through the application portals provided above. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
For questions, please email: Puneeta Kala at pkala@berkeley.edu