Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes

Ministry of Culture - Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes

Ministry of Culture - Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes

Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes

The Department of Culture invites applications from Indian Nationals for award of Fellowships to Outstanding Artists in the fields of Performing, Literary and Visual Arts for the year 2007-08.

The Fellowships are awarded for undertaking research oriented projects. While both the academic research and performance related research are encouraged, the applicant should provide evidence of his/ her capabilities in undertaking the project.

The Fellowships are not intended for providing training, conducting workshops, seminars or documenting memories/or writing autobiographies/ fiction etc.

A total of 170 Fellowships will be awarded for a maximum period of two years, out of which:

a) 85 are Senior Fellowships having a value of Rs.12,000/- per month for artists in the age group of 41 years and above.

b) 85 are Junior Fellowships having a value of Rs.6000/- per month for the artistes in the age group of 25-40 years.

c) The Department reserves the right to call the short listed Junior Fellowship candidates for interview.

d) The selected candidates will have to undertake academic or application oriented research work on the projects for which they have been awarded fellowships. They will complete their project document within two years and submit the same to this Department.

You can also type out and complete your application in accordance with the following Format and forward it to the Section Officer, S&F Section, Room No.333, ?C? Wing, Department of Culture, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi ? 110 001, so as to reach within 45 days from the date of advertisement.

For more informations and application format please refer Employment News Dated 5-11 Jan 2008

Ministry of Culture - Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes