Applications have been invited for Charles Wallace Long Term awards 2015-16. CWIT enables Indians in the early to mid stages of their careers to spend time in the UK, helping them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.

About CWIT

In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and British governments, CWIT was established as an English charity. It is run by four trustees, one nominated by the British Council. The trustees cover CWITís main areas of interest and are Dr Yasmin Khan, Caroline Douglas,Gregor Stark and Colin Perchard (British Council nominee). The Secretary is Richard Alford.

In over 30 years CWIT has made around 2700 grants. British Council India advises on CWITís work and gives valuable administrative support including guidance on applying for a visa.

CWITís recent annual reports and accounts, including lists of scholarships and grants given, can be seen on the Charity Commissionís website

CWIT Offers


Applications for the Charles Wallace Long Term awards 2015-16 will be accepted from 01 August to 15 November 2014 at the nearest British Council centres.

Applications forms will be accepted in hard copy only.

British Council will facilitate and advise but the cost of a visa must be borne by the student.


For further information, write to [email protected]