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Ministry of Culture Offers Scholarships to Young Artists for Cultural Activities

August 11, 2016 08:48 AM 1 minute read , Languages / Arts / Literature

Ministry of Culture Offers Scholarships to Young Artists for Cultural Activities

The Ministry of Culture is implementing scholarships for all the young talented artists in art & culture. The primary objective of this scholarship scheme is to encourage the professionals in culture and performing arts. The scholarships are awarded in following performing arts:-

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  • Indian Classical Music
  • Indian Classical Dances
  • Light Classical Music
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts and Folk
  • Traditional & Indigenous Arts

Under this scheme, 400 scholarships are given to the young artists every year. A sum of Rs. 5,000 is provided for two years. A total number of 212 artists were given scholarships in the year 2014-15. The announcement of scholarships for 2015-16 and 2016-17 has not been made. The ministry stated that there is no community-wise quota to grant scholarships.

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The scholarship notification for the year 2015-16 will be announced soon. The eligibility criterion for the scholarships is given below:-

  • The candidates must have a relevant degree in performing arts.
  • The candidates must have a minimum of five years experience working with a guru or institute.

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