The fellowship year normally lasts from August 20 to May 15. Fellowships may also be given for either fall or spring, though applicants who are available for the entire year are strongly favored. All fellows are expected to be free of commitments that would prevent them from devoting themselves full time to the work outlined in their proposal and to live in residence within five miles of the Yale campus.
The ISM sometimes sponsors performances or guest lectures related to fellows’ work. Pictured here: Nepathya prepares for a performance of Balivadham Kutiyattam, an enactment of Sanskrit drama.