“Scholarships to Young Artistes” by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India – 2013-14

Government of IndiaMinistry of Culture, Govt. of India is inviting online applications for “Scholarship to Young Artistes” in the fields of:
(1) Indian Classical Music
(2) Indian Classical Dance/ Dance Music
(3) Theatre
(4) Visual Arts
(5) Folk, Traditional and Indigenous Arts
(6) Light Classical Music

Duration and Term of Scholarship: Two years

Each scholar will be paid Rs. 5000/- Each scholar will be paid Rs. 5000/- per month for a period of two years to cover his/ her living expenses on traveling, books, art material or other equipment and tuition or training charges, if any.

Conditions of Eligibility:
(a) Candidates should be Indian Nationals;
(b) Candidates should have an adequate general education to pursue their training effectively;
(c) Candidates must give evidence of their desire to make the pursuit of their training effectively;
(d) As the scholarships are meant for advanced training and not for beginners, candidates must have already acquired a degree of proficiency in the chosen field.
(e) The candidate should have undergone a minimum of 5 years training with their Guru/Institutes. The Certificate to this effect in Part II of the Proforma duly signed by the present Guru / Institute and former Guru/ Institute (if any) should be submitted along with the application;
(f) Candidates should have an adequate knowledge in the connected arts/ disciplines.
(g) The candidate’s age should not be less than 18 years and not more than 25 years as on 1st April of the year in which the application is being made. Age relaxation is not permissible.

Contact Details: Section officer (S&F Section) at phone no. 011-23389608 or through E-Mail at: :scholar-culture@nic.in

Read more about it at: http://indiaculture.nic.in/indiaculture/scholarship-to-young-artist.html

Apply online at: http://indiaculture.nic.in/mocapplication/scholarapplication/scholardataentry.asp

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