This award was instituted in honour of Dr Dadappa Chintappa Pavate, who was awarded the Padma Bhusan in 1967. Dr Pavate has held the position as the vice-chancellor of Karnatak University in Dharwad as well the governorship of Punjab. In 1999, the Dr. D.C. Pavate Foundation collaborated with Karnatak University, and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, to offer visiting fellowships every year to candidates who want to pursue various specializations offered at the prestigious University of Cambridge.
Three fellowships are offered under different faculties for a total period of four months from January each year. The fellowships will include economy class return airfare, a stipend of 3500 pounds and the appropriate academic fees.
The three fellowships will be offered at the following departments of the University of Cambridge:
To apply for the D. C. Pavate Memorial Visiting Fellowship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
Candidates are selected at the discretion of the concerned departments where the fellowships are being offered.
Application forms can be downloaded at www.kud.ac.in. (Application details for 2017 Fellowships are not yet available. For 2016 Fellowships, the deadline was June 30, 2015.)
You can also obtain the form by sending a self-addressed and stamped envelope (25×10 cms) to:
Dr. B. H. Nagoor
Coordinator, Dr.D.C.Pavate Foundation,
C/o Department of Economics,
Dharwad – 580003, Karnataka
Completed application forms should have reached the above address by 30th June 2015.