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Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship 2017 in Journalism

Prabha Dutt Fellowship 2017 by Sanskriti Foundation


Sanskriti Foundation invites women print journalist for Prabha Dutt Fellowship 2017. This fellowship will be given every year to investigate and research on any topic of contemporary relevance


During the fellow period, young mid-career women journalists will be work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame. Candidates can work on any language like Hindi, English or any Regional Language


The print journalists have to sign an agreement with SanskritiPratishthan for a regular flow of work during the period and should not be holding another Fellowship or working on any other project at the same time


Fellowship Description

The purpose of the Fellowship is to encourage young mid career women journalists to develop their potential by pursuing meaningful projects without having to work under the pressures of short deadlines

The Fellowship carries a grant including travel expenses


Fellowship Details

Duration of the Fellowship: 10 months

Fellows will receive a fellowship as a grant of Rs.100000/- including travel expenses. It will be given in two phases; the first installment at the commencement of the award and the second after submission of the completed project

The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any Regional Language



The Fellowship is only open to women who are Indian Nationals in the age group of 25 to 40. It is exclusively for print journalists. The Fellows will be required to publish a stipulated number of articles in established publications. The Fellow may work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame


Applicants’ Nationality

Only Indian citizens are invited to apply


Application Procedure

Candidates should send a two page CV and a write up of about 250 - 300 words explaining their project. Full postal and telephonic contact details together with any e-mail id should be submitted to facilitate contact. Five samples of work published

The names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees should also be sent

The application should bear the title `Sanskriti - Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ on the envelope when sent by post or can be emailed on [email protected] with `Sanskriti - Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ in subject line


Submission Deadline

There is no specific deadline. Applications are accepted round the year for the next year’s fellowship

For more information visit the Sanskriti Foundation Websitewww.sanskritifoundation.org


Sanskriti Foundation

C-11, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016, Phone: 01126963226, 01126527077, Fax: 01126853383, Email: [email protected], Websitewww.sanskritifoundation.org


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

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