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Funding for Individual Research (with Residential Requirements)

The J. Gonda Fund Foundation –Gonda Fellowship at IIAS


  • 2,000 EUR/month (2,985 CAD/month)
  • Roundtrip expenses

Deadline: April 1 and October 1, annually


Citizenship: Open
must be Indologists at post-doctorate level


  • Applicants must be Indologists at post-doctorate level.


  • The J. Gonda Fund Foundation supports the scholarly study of Sanskrit, other classical Indian languages and literatures, and Indian cultural history. A Gonda Fellowship at IIAS is awarded by the Gonda Foundation to promising young Indologists at post-doctorate level, enabling them to spend between one and six months at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Gonda Fellows are expected to give a public lecture near the end of the fellowship.