Young Artistes Scholarship 2017 - eligibility, application and dates

Young Artistes Scholarship 2017

Ministry of Culture, Government of India invites applications for the Young Artistes Scholarship 2017-18 in different Cultural Fields to assist 400 young artists.

Ministry of Culture will provide advanced training within India in the field of Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dance, Theatre, Mime, Visual art, Folk, Traditional and Indigenous Arts and Light Classical Music

Subjects/ Fields in which Scholarships can be awarded are Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dance/ Dance Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Folk, Traditional and Indigenous Arts, Light Classical Music

Scholarship Details

Description
400 scholarships shall be given to brilliant young artists to pursue advance training in the field of Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dance, Theatre, Mime, Visual art, Folk, etc. within India

Total No. of Scholarships: 400

Duration: The duration of scholarship will be two years
The nature of training will be determined in each case after taking into consideration the previous training and background of the scholar. Normally, it will be in the nature of advance training under a Guru/ Master or in a recognized institution

Scholarship Awards: 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

Young Artistes Scholarship 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should be Indian Nationals

Candidates should have an adequate general education to pursue their training effectively

Candidates must give evidence of their desire to make the pursuit of their training effectively
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

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

Candidates should have an adequate knowledge in the connected arts/ disciplines

Candidate's age should not be less than 18 years and not more than 25 years as on 01st April of the year in which the application is being made; age relaxation is not permissible

Young Artistes Scholarship 2017 Application

Following documents are required to be submitted along with the application (with photograph) at the time of Interview:

One self-attested copy of Education Qualifications (Degrees, Diplomas etc.), experiences etc. In no case the original documents are to be attached

One self-attested copy of the Matriculation or equivalent certificate or other admissible evidence of age. (Other than Horoscope); one Passport size recent photograph

Young Artistes Scholarship 2017 Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected on the basis of their interview/ performance before an expert Committee

Young Artistes Scholarship 2017 Important Dates

Application Deadline is 30th April 2017

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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