The Karun Thakar Fund

Opportunity type:  Fund

For: Cultural Education & Academic Creatives

Deadline: 31/08/24.

Rewards:  Up to £5,000 grant

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The Karun Thakar in collaboration with the V&A invites educational creatives & researchers for the study of Asian and African textiles and dress all over the world to partake in the Karun Thakar Fund. 

The Fund aims to enrich the fields of Asian and African textiles and dress by supporting meaningful and innovative study and practice, foregrounding fresh perspectives and ground-breaking research in under-resourced subject areas through grants and scholarships.


    Project Grants are awarded in amounts of up to a maximum of £5000 GBP. Exceptional project proposals with total budget costs exceeding £5000 may be considered for additional funding up to £10,000, but no more than £5000 may be requested per project application.


      Project Grants are offered for the subsidization of costs associated with discreet projects tangibly linked to Asian or African textiles and/or dress.

      Entry Fee


      How to Apply

      Apply using the link: The Karun Thakar Fund

      All questions regarding this award should be sent to



      Aug 31 2024

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