CASI Student Programs Applications Now Open!

We are  pleased to announce the 2014 CASI Travel Funds Competition is open and accepting applications!

CASI Summer Internships in India
CASI offers 10 week Summer Internships for current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to work with partner organizations in India focused on a range of development issues including affordable healthcare, rural health, rural development, environmental sustainability, education, minority entrepreneurship, and economic policy. Apply through Penn’s Office of International Programs International Internship Program. Watch our videos and see 2011 CASI interns speak about their experiences during their internships at Chintan and SPS. Attend a “Chai Chat” with CASI 2013 interns to learn more about the program. Application Deadline: January 30, 2014 (11:59 p.m. EST).

CASI 2013 Interns will be hosting “Chai Chats” on campus check the event page for updated dates and timings.

Christina Wu, C’14, CASI-Aravind Intern 2012, Student Programs Assistant
Aparna Wilder, C’02, CASI Student Programs and Outreach Manager
CASI Student Programs
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Time: 3 – 6:00 PM
Location: Houston Hall (near the fireplace)

Jason Maccabee, C’14, CASI 2013 Intern
Rural Health, Livelihoods, and Environmental Sustainability: Chirag
Date: Wednesday, January 22
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Location: Saxby’s (40th St. & Locust)

Gabriel Borja, SEAS ’16, Diana Blidarescu, C’14, CASI 2013 Interns
Affordable Healthcare: Aravind Eye Care System
Date: Friday, January 24
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Starbucks 1920 Commons

CASI Summer Travel Funds
CASI offers Summer Research Travel Funds for current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to conduct independent research in India. Past Travel Funds Winners will be holding information sessions online in February.
Check on the CASI Student Programs Web site for dates and times. Application Deadline: Monday, March 17, 2014 (11:59 p.m. EST).

Sobti Family Fellowship Fund
This year CASI is pleased to announce the first post-baccalaureate fellowship, The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India. Application Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014 (11:59 pm EST).

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About CASI Student Programs

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) at the University of Pennsylvania provides funding and support to current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to travel to India and conduct independent research and participate in volunteer internships based at selected CASI partner organizations. CASI also offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate fellowship, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India. Since 2007, CASI has provided funding to over 125 Penn students.