Center for the Advanced Study of India

Application Deadline

April 3, 2022

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) introduces Penn students to India to learn beyond the classroom environment, gain valuable international work experience, and facilitate cultural exchange. Since 2007, CASI has provided funding to over 150 Penn students to participate in volunteer internships and conduct independent research during the summer months. CASI also supports one recent graduate through a post-baccalaureate fellowship, the Sobti Family Fellowship

Summer Research Grants

Application Deadline: April 3, 2022 (11:59 pm)

Application Link: CASI Funds for Research Application

CASI provides up to $4,000 to undergraduate winners and up to $5000 to graduate student winners to use towards India-focused research. We encourage applications from both Penn undergraduates, preferably juniors writing a thesis related to contemporary India, and graduate students focused on contemporary India or India in a comparative context..

Research Offering Type

Grant Independent Research Internship

Research Offering Location

Research Eligibility: 

Undergraduate School

College Engineering Wharton Nursing LPS

Research Offering Source


Contact Information

Laura Iwanyk, Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach,