Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2013

Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2013

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training

Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2013

The Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme aims at providing facilities to outstanding young children to develop their talents in various artistic fields. Children in the age group of 10 to 14 years studying either in recognized schools or belonging to families practicing traditional art forms are eligible for the scholarship.

In 1982, the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) took over the Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in which initially 100 talented students in the field of arts and crafts were identified from all parts of the country and provided with scholarship. Considering the vastness of this country and the talent that is available, the scholarship was increased from 100 to 300 each year from 1984.

The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) provides 500 new scholarships each year, out of which minimum 5 seats each are reserved for all the states and at least 3 each for all the Union Territories. Minimum 10 scholarships are reserved for the state of Jammu and Kashmir also. While awarding scholarships preferences are given to children of families practicing traditional art forms. Special emphasis is given to rare arts and crafts which are becoming extinct..

The scholarship awarded under the Scheme is initially for two years and 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 whichever is earlier subject to the awardees maintaining good progress.

The CCRT 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

Scholarship: 520 scholarships are awarded every year, of which 20 are being reserved for Specially Challenged children

The value of Scholarship is Rs 3600/- (Rs three thousand six hundred) per year and actual tuition fee paid for the specialized training is also reimbursed up to Rs 9000/- (Rs nine thousand) per year

Age: Children whose date of birth is in between 01st July, 1999 and 30th June, 2003 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply for the award of scholarships for the year 2013-14

Application Form: 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

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, 15 A, Sector-7, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075, Tel 011-47151000, Fax 011-25088637, Email dir.ccrt@nic.in, ddsch.ccrt@nic.in, Website www.ccrtindia.gov.in

CCRT Regional Centre, 3-B, Ambavgarh, Near Swarup Sagar, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, Tel 0294-2430764, 3291577, Fax 0294-2430771, Email ccrtcud@rediffmail.com

CCRT Regional Centre, Opp C II, New Google Office, Madhapur to Kondapur Main Road, Madhapur, Hyderabad-500081, Andhra Pradesh, Tel 040-23557050, Fax 040-23541901, Email rchyd.ccrt@nic.in

CCRT Regional Centre, 58, Juri Par, Panjabari Road, Guwahati-781037, Assam, Tel 0361-2130020, Fax 0361-2130021, Email rc_ccrt@rediffmail.com, ccrt.nerc.ghy@gmail.com

Duly filled application form along with relevant documents should reach CCRT, New Delhi-110075 on or before 31st December, 2012

For more informations please visit : www.ccrtindia.gov.in

Important Websites For Cultural Resources and Training

Allahabad Museum, Allahabad - http://www.allahabadmuseum.com

Alliance Fran?aise, New Delhi - http://www.afindia.org/

Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi - http://asi.nic.in/

Central Reference Library, Kolkata - http://www.crlindia.gov.in

Center for Indian Classical Dances, New Delhi - e-mail: sonaldance@yahoo.com

Centre for International Modern Art, Calcutta (CIMA) - http://www.cimaartindia.com/NewCima

Centre for Performing Arts, University of Pune - http://www.unipune.ac.in

Chandana Art Foundation International, Bangalore - http://www.icaf.org

Cultural Affairs Department, Kerala - http://www.kerala.gov.in

Delhi Public Library, Delhi - http://www.dpl.gov.in

Department of Archaeology, New Delhi - http://artandculture.delhigovt.nic.in

Department of Archives, New Delhi - http://artandculture.delhigovt.nic.in/archives/default.html

Department of Arts and Culture, Meghalaya - http://megartsculture.gov.in/

Department of Art, Culture and Language, New Delhi - http://artandculture.delhigovt.nic.in/

Film and Television Institute of India, Pune - http://www.ftiindia.com/

Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti,New Delhi - http://gandhismriti.gov.in

Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh - http://chdmuseum.nic.in/

Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh - http://chdmuseum.nic.in/

Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi - http://www.iccrindia.net/

Indian Museum, Kolkata - http://www.indianmuseumkolkata.org/

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi - http://ignca.nic.in/

International Film Festival for India, New Delhi - http://iffi.nic.in/

Kala Academy, Goa - http://www.kalaacademy.org/

Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai - http://www.kalakshetra.net/

Kannada and Culture Department, Karnataka - http://samskruthi.kar.nic.in/ ?

Kerala Kalamandalam, Kerala - http://www.kalamandalam.com/

Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, Kerala - http://www.keralafilm.com/

Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library, Patna - http://kblibrary.nic.in/

Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi - http://www.lalitkala.gov.in/

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata - http://www.makaias.gov.in/

Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India - http://indiaculture.nic.in/

National Archives of India, New Delhi - http://nationalarchives.nic.in/

National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi - http://nationalbalbhavan.nic.in/

National Council of Science Museums, New Delhi - http://www.ncsm.org.in/

National Culture Fund, New Delhi - http://ncf.nic.in/

National Film Archive of India, Pune - http://nfaipune.nic.in/

National Gallery of Modern Arts, New Delhi - http://ngmaindia.gov.in/

National Library, Kolkata - http://www.nationallibrary.gov.in/

National Mission for Manuscripts, New Delhi - http://www.namami.org

National Museum, New Delhi - http://www.nationalmuseumindia.org/

National Museum Institute of History of Art Conservation and Museum, New Delhi - http://www.nationalmuseumindia.gov.in/

National Rail Museum, New Delhi - http://www.nationalrailmuseum.org/

National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property, Lucknow - http://www.nrlc.gov.in/

National School of Drama, New Delhi - http://nsd.gov.in/

Orissa State Archaeology, Bhubaneswar - http://orissaarchaeology.nic.in/

Rabindra Bharati Museum, Kolkata - http://museum.rabindrabharatiuniversity.net/

Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata - http://www.rabindrabharatiuniversity.net/

Raja Radha Reddy - www.rajaradhareddy.com

Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata - www.rrrlf.nic.in

Rampur Raza Library - www.razalibrary.gov.in

Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi - www.sahitya-akademi.gov.in/

Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi - http://artandculture.delhigovt.nic.in/sahitya/default.html

Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi - http://www.sangeetnatak.com/

Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi - http://www.sanskritifoundation.org/

Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur - http://www.sarasvatimahallibrary.tn.nic.in/

Shankarananda Kalakshetra, Hyderabad - http:// www.anandashankarjayant.com

Shriram Bharatiya Kalakendra, New Delhi - Ph: (011) ? 23386428

The Asiatic Society, Kolkata - http://www.asiaticsocietycal.com/

Tripura Government Museum, Agartala - http://tripura.nic.in/museum/

Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata - http://www.victoriamemorial-cal.org/

SCZCC, Nagpur - http://sczccnagpur.nic.in/

NCZCC, Allahabad - http://www.nczccindia.org/

West Zone Culture Centre - http://www.wzccindia.com/

CCultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2013