A donation has been made to SOAS in order to establish a permanent endowment. Income from this endowment will be used to award the The Jit Kaur Babak and Chanchal Singh Babak Nottingham Research Award in honor of the donor’s father and the memory of his mother. The donation is designed to permit an annual postgraduate prize of £100. The Postgraduate prize will be awarded to assist the work of any registered research degree student at SOAS.
-The Postgraduate prize will be awarded to assist the work of any registered research degree student engaged and showing a very strong performance in any topic related to: 1. Punjabi or Sikh Studies or 2. Punjabi or Urdu Literature. -A student accepting this Prize must be enrolled (i.e. full-time, part-time or study leave status) for the academic year in which he/she applies and for the academic year in which his/her prize is taken up. Students on Continuation (Writing-up) are not eligible for this prize. -This prize can only be awarded once during an MPhil/PhD programme.