Justin Joseph, Research Scholar (HS15D018), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences on being awarded the '2017 Chinese Government Scholarship' for fieldwork and language training based at Shanghai University. 
The scholarship initially for one year (extendable for another year) is funded jointly by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and the China Scholarship Council, Ministry of Education, Peoples Republic of China. He is guided by Dr. Joe Thomas Karackattu.