CCRT Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Field
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CCRT Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Field

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Areas of Study :
Indian Classical Music and Dance, Traditional and Indigenous Arts
Level :
18-25 years
Scholarship Funded by :
Center for Cultural Resources and Training
Provided to :
Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields

Center for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India provides Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields. There are hundreds of art forms practiced in our country. This Scheme seeks to give assistance to young artistes of outstanding promise for 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 etc.

Nature of Scholarship

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. Consequent upon his/her selection, the Scholar will be required to undergo a rigorous training in the designated field. Such training will include minimum of three hours a day for practice alone apart from the time spent for acquiring knowledge of the theory of the subject/field concerned and also an appreciation of the related disciplines.


The duration of scholarship will be two years. There are 400 scholarships available for each year . One can apply for both the years separately, if eligible.

Value of scholarship

Each selected 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.



An Expert - Committee comprising experts in different fields duly constituted by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, would interview all the shortlisted applicants on the basis of their applications and proposed programme of training to select the most meritorious among them.

The names of the candidates finally selected for the award of Scholarships under this Scheme will be posted on the websites of CCRT & the Ministry of Culture, after the selection process is completed and the selection is approved by the competent authority

 Age limit:

Age will be reckoned as on 1st April (not less than 18 and not more than 25). There will not be any relaxation in age.


Documents required

In case of any technical difficulties in submission of application on - line please contact NIC Cell, M/o Culture through mail at or on phone no. 011-23388601 (during week days only). In case of any query related to eligibility, etc., please contact Director, CCRT, through email at, or on Telephone Number 011-25309395/ 25309338 and Section Officer , S & F Section at phone no. 011-24642157 and


Ministry of Culture,
Government of India
15-A, Sector - 7, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110075
Telephone:011-25309395/ 25309338
Fax: 91-11-25088637
E-mail: Contact Now

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