Kalakriti Fellowship | Sanskriti Fellowship for Indian Artists



Kalakriti Fellowship | Sanskriti Fellowship for Indian Artists

Each year, Sanskriti Pratishthan offers a number of Kalakriti Fellowship. The award is exclusively available for potential Indian artists. This fellowship will support a non-degree program aimed to encourage young artists to develop their potential and enhance their skills through intensive practice and or incorporating different facets of their art. Each of the successful fellows will receive up to Rs. 50,000. Applications are accepted round the year.

Fellowship Description
The Sanskriti Pratishthan invites applications for its annual Sanskriti – Kalakriti Fellowship in Performing Arts from young performing artists who wish to contribute towards enriching their respective art form. The scheme will be managed by the Sanskriti Pratishthan, which has been giving similar awards over the past 25 years.

Award Value
The winning fellows may expect to receive Rs. 50,000 will be given in two installments. The first installment of Rs 25,000/- will be given at the commencement of the fellowship programme and a short mid-term progress report will be required.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree in program in art (dance)

Place of Study
The program will be taken in India.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The Fellowship is only open to Indian Nationals in the age group of 25 to 40. While this fellowship specially encourages women applicants, all proposals that further the objectives of the program are welcome. The candidate should have at least ten years of initial training in Indian classical dance. The fellow would be required to have given at least 2 3 solo performances to his/her credit in recognized forums.
  • The candidate will be required to take guidance from another senior guru and enhance the existing style. It would be a residency programme for a period of three months, which can be spread over the period of ten months. This will require the candidate to take consent from her current guru and the guru he/she would want to go to.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Indian students are invited to apply.Other awesome Indian Scholarships can be found HERE

Application Instruction

  • Candidates should send their two page CV and a write up of approximately 500 words explaining their project. Full postal and telephonic contact details together with any E-mail id should be submitted to facilitate contact. Few samples of previous work, project or performances should be submitted. The names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees should also be sent.
  • The application should bear the title ‘Sanskriti – Kalakriti Fellowship’ on the envelope when sent by post and in subject line if sent through email on [email protected]

Submission Deadline
Applications are accepted round the year for the next year’s fellowship.

Website and Application Link


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