Kerala Department of Cultural Affairs offers Diamond Jubilee Fellowship 2019 for Aspiring Artists

Diamond Jubilee Fellowship 2019 – Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala has invited applications for the award of ‘Diamond Jubilee Fellowship for Aspiring Artists’ to promote art and culture.

Besides, the Local self-government bodies, Govt. & Aided schools and Cultural organizations across the state will host the artists and provide infrastructure facilities to train the students.


Fellowship Amount

  • The young educated youths who are to be selected as Fellowship Artists will be provided with a monthly payment of Rs. 10,000/- by the Department of Culture for a period of two years.
  • The local self government institutions too will supplement by granting additional fellowship money and by extending local hospitality to the artists.


See: Scholarships in India 2019


Eligibility Criteria for Diamond Jubilee Fellowship 2019

  • The Department is now inviting applications from qualified youths for selection as Diamond Jubilee Fellowship Artists.
  • Those who have passed Certificate / Diploma / Degree courses in recognized institutions shall be eligible for selection as Artists in classical, theatre and fine arts categories.
  • Those of folklore art forms are required only to have proficiency acquired under Gurukula system of learning.

Age Limit

  • The candidate except of folklore category should be below the age of 35 years as on 01.01.2018. Those of folklore have 5 years’ age relaxation and they should not have completed 40 years of age as on 01.01.2018.


Diamond Jubilee Fellowship 2019 Application Process

  • The artists who are interested to apply for the ‘Diamond Jubilee Fellowship’ must provide a copy of their qualification certificates and age certificate along with their application.
  • Just follow the below steps to apply for the Diamond Jubilee Fellowship Program 2019.
  • Step 1: Go to the official website of Department of Cultural Affairs, Kerala through provided above.
  • Step 2: Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Register” button in that page.


Diamond Jubilee Fellowship 2019 Important Date

  • Last date of applying: 11th March 2019

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


Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Kerala

Directorate of Culture, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram-695014, Phone No.: +91 471 2328193, 2328351, Email [email protected], Website