The Premchand Research Award in Hindi Studies provides support in the form of a grant of up to $2000 to an under-graduate or graduate student undertaking research on Hindi literature in India. For further details on the application procedure and deadlines, please click here.


2022 Radhika Prasad (Ph.D. Student, Literature, UC Santa Cruz)
The Cosmopolitanism of Hindi Modernism: Hindi Modernity, Literary Experimentalism, and the Nation Form
2020 Swarnim Khare (Ph.D. Candidate, Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Writing in Prison: The Political Prisoner and Public Spheres in India
2019 Anirudh Karnick (Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania)
Building A Modern Literature From The Ground Up: Theorisations of the Literary in 20th C. Hindi