Fellowship Programme

The Institute intends to provide financial assistance for scholars initiating in the specific areas of research and documentation. Broad categories of funding are given below for developing a foolproof funding system enabling quality research in Konkani Sphere.

  • Junior Research Fellowship
  • General Fellowship
  • Senior Fellowship
  • National Fellowship
  • Fellowship for Foreign Nationals

Procedure for Applying:

Candidates can apply for the Fellowships by submitting their research proposal in the proforma as per the annexure I which can be downloaded from our website to the following address:

Asst. Director
World Institute of Konkani Language
World Konkani Centre,
Konkani Gaon, Shakti Nagar
Mangalore – 575016

Proposals may be sent any time during the year. However, the proposals will be evaluated by the Advisory Board once in a year in the month of April.

Procedure for Approval:

The applicants will be invited to make presentations before the Expert Committee constituted by the WIKL. Proposals will not be considered absentia. Final decission will be taken by the Director in consultation with President keeping in view of the recommendation made by the expert committee and the availability of funds for the programme. All the Fellowship projects except that of National Fellowhship will be conducted under a guide nominated by the WIKL.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

Quarterly progress Report of work done must be submitted as per Annexure – II with a summary to the WIKL within 10 days after the every quarter. In case of National Fellowship the quarterly report shall be sent directly by the Fellow. WIKL shall organise midterm group review meetings of all the projects which have completed one year of the duration wherein Fellows would be invited to make a presentation of work being done by them before the Advisory Board of WIKL.

Please download the Prospectus and Application forms from the following links.