Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) (Under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Gov. of India) is implementing Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme to provide facilities to outstanding young children selected in the age group of 10 to 14 years for developing their talent in various cultural fields such as traditional forms of music, dance, drama, painting, sculpture and crafts laying special emphasis on rare art forms. The scholarship awarded under the scheme is for two years at a time, which is renewable after every two years till the completion of the first University degree stage of education or up to the age of 20 years. 520 scholarships are awarded every year, of which 20 are being reserved for Specially Challenged children. The value of scholarship is Rs. 3600/- (Three Thousand Six Hundred) per year and actual tuition fee paid for the specialized training is also reimbursed up to Rs. 9000/- (Nine Thousand) per year. Children whose date of birth is in between 01.07.1997 and 30.06.2001 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply for the award of scholarships for the year 2011-12. The application and other details may be downloaded from the CCRT website – www.ccrtindia.gov.in or collected free of cost personally/by post from any one of the following addresses:
1. Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Headquarters, 15 A, Sector – 7, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110075. Phone No: 011-4715100, Extn. – 337 & 338. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com Website: www.ccrtindia.gov.in
2. CCRT Regional Centre, 3B, Ambavgarh, Near Swarup Sagar, Udaipur – 313001, Rajasthan. Phone No: 0294-2430764, 3291577, Telefax: 0294-2430771, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
3. CCRT Regional Centre, 1st Floor, Sericulture Department Building, Road No. 72. Prasasan Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad – 500034, Andhra Pradesh. Phone No: 040 – 23557050, Telefax: 040 – 23541901, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
4. CCRT Regional Centre, 58, Juri Par, Panjabari Road, Guwahati – 781037, Assam. Phone No: 0361-2130020, Telefax: 0361-2130021
Duly filled application form along with relevant documents should reach on or before 31st December 2010 directly to CCRT, New Delhi-110075.
Application will be available online from September 1st, 2010 at http://www.ccrtindia.gov.in/download.htm