Center for the Advanced Study of India

Application Deadline

January 21, 2019

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

CASI Internships

Application Deadline: January 21, 2019 (11:59 pm)

Application Link: CASI Application 

10 week volunteer internships in India. Apply to the CASI internships through the Global Research & Internship Program. Applicants must meet with a GRIP Advisor before submitting an application. CASI placements include: Aravind Eye Care System (Affordable Health Care), Shahi Exports (Labor and Rural-Urban Migration), Public Health Foundation of India (Public Health Research), LEAP Skills Academy (Education & Social Entrepreneurship), Naandi Foundation (Public-Private Partnerships for Development).

Travel Funds for Research

Application Deadline: March 11, 2019 (11:59 pm)

Application Link: CASI Travel Funds for Research Application

CASI provides up to $3,000 to undergraduate winners and up to $3,500 to graduate student winners to use towards international roundtrip economy fare and India in-country travel related expenses.* 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