The Sanskriti Pratishthan invites applications for its annual Smt Madhobi Chatterji Memorial Fellowship in Indian Classical Music and Dance from young artists who wish to contribute towards enriching the art form. The scheme will be managed by the Sanskriti Pratishthan, which has been giving similar awards and fellowships for arts, performing arts, culture, media and social activism over the past 30 years.
The objective of the Fellowship is to encourage promising young artists to develop their potential and perfect their skills by providing them the resources and time to dedicate to the art. The Fellowship carries a grant of Rs 1,00,000.
The Fellowship is open to Indian Nationals from any genre of Indian Classical Music (Vocal or Instrumental) or Dance (any form or choreography). Proposals that further the objectives of the program are welcome. The candidate should have at least some years of formal training in Indian classical Music or Dance. The fellow would be required to have given at least 2-3 solo performances to his/her credit.
The candidate will be facilitated to take guidance from a source unavailable to him/her to enhance his existing style. It can be a residency programme for a period of minimum three months, which can be spread over the period of ten months.
How to Apply
Candidates should send a two – page CV, a CD of their recitals and a write up of approximately 500 words explaining their project. The project proposal should explain how the fellowship will provide an opportunity to express their creativity and technical competence and expand the repertoire of their style.
Full postal and telephonic contact details together with any E-mail id should be submitted to facilitate contact. Few samples of previous work, project or performances should be submitted. The names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees should also be sent.
The application should bear the title ‘Sanskriti – Madhobi Chatterji Memorial Fellowship’ on the envelope when sent by post.
LAST DATE OF APPLICATION – Applications received before 30th June will be considered for fellowship of that year.
For more details, visit the URL: http://www.sanskritifoundation.org/Madhobi-Chatterji-Memorial.htm