APPLICATION: Story Scholars Program - South Asia
Please fill out this application completely. We recommend taking your time and filling it out in a separate text or other word processing document on your computer, and then copy/pasting answers below.

Upon successful submission of a complete application, you will be contacted by one of our team members following submission.

Choose your Application Region *
Preference is given to scholars who are local to a given region or have extensive experience working in a particular region. Please use the "OTHER" field to define a different collection region, not listed below, where you think there is an urgency to collect stories and where you have a deep understanding of local culture and knowledge.
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Choose your program *
Full time Story Scholars are expected to devote all their time to the program. The part time Story Scholarship is designed for individuals with other commitments such as students and professionals
Your Contact Details
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First Name/Given Name *
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Last Name/Surname *
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Street Address *
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City/Village *
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If Village, provide Tehsile and District
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Postal Code *
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Country *
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Phone 1 *
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Phone 2
A second phone number where we can reach you at
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email *
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Date of birth *
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Web address
Please list any personal websites, or personal social media pages you would like us to consider such as your Linked In profile.
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Are you a trained and confirmed Citizen Historian?
Please confirm your status as a Citizen Historian with The 1947 Partition Archive
How far are you along the process of becoming a confirmed Citizen Historian? *
Choose the HIGHEST LEVEL of completion. (You can sign up to become a Citizen Historian by attending a free Oral History Workshop online, http://www.1947PartitionArchive.org/collect_stories ). You must be a confirmed Citizen Historian by the application deadline (Step 5) to be considered for this cycle.
Name of your INTERVIEWEE (Partition witness) if you have conducted an interview already
Have you taken the workshop and conducted your first interview to become a Citizen Historian? If so, please tell us the name of the person you have interviewed so that we can expedite the review of your application.
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Education
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What is your most advanced degree *
Degree Subject Area *
Please provide the subject area for each of your degrees
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Employment and volunteer service
Please provide details of your current and recent employment history. Volunteer service can also be listed
Employment and volunteer service #1 - Your title
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Employment and volunteer service #1 - Timespan
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Employment and volunteer service #1 - Company
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Employment and volunteer service #1 - Job description
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Employment and volunteer service #2 - Your title
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Employment and volunteer service #2 - Timespan
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Employment and volunteer service #2 - Company
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Employment and volunteer service #2 - Job description
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Field Experience and Other Relevant Skills
Describe your field experience and other relevant skills
Languages - Full fluency spoken and written *
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Languages - Spoken fluency only *
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Why do you feel it is important to record Partition related oral histories in your chosen region? *
Describe and provide examples. Is there a large refugee colony in this region? Was it an important site during the independence struggle? (300 words or less)
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Describe a travel experience in your chosen region. This could be a memorable experience either for your job or for pleasure, or for a family visit *
Tell us what it's like to travel locally in the region you are applying for. What are the modes of transportation, the challenges, the pleasures? (300 words or less)
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Describe other details of your chosen region including people and the economy. *
Describe the habits of people in your application region. What is a common occupation in your region? What are the common agricultural goods? What is your region known for? (300 words or less)
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Describe challenges in your region *
Imagine if you were to receive this scholarship. What kind of challenges do you expect to encounter when traveling and collecting stories in your region? (300 words or less)
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The pleasures of traveling in your chosen region *
Imagine if you were to receive this scholarship. What will you enjoy the most about traveling and collecting stories in your region? (300 words or less)
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Describe any academic and other scholarly field experience you may have in the humanities/social sciences. Describe any Partition related work you may have conducted.
Provide details of the work you did: Whom did you work with? Whom did you work for? Who commissioned the work? How long did you continue this work? How were you compensated? What were the results of this work? (300 words or less)
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Your Future Aspirations and this Scholarship
What about The 1947 Partition Archive interests you? *
(300 words or less)
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How is this scholarship relevant to your future aspirations and what do you hope to gain out of the Story Scholars program? *
(300 words or less)
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References
Please list at least two individuals as references. We will contact these individuals to learn more about your personal and educational or employment background. A third reference is optional but recommended.
Professional Reference Name (Academic or Employment Reference) *
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Professional Reference Contact Phone *
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Personal Reference Name *
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