Ministry of Culture | Scheme for Scholarship & Fellowship

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PIB News Update:Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel has informed that The Ministry of Culture implements a Scheme namely, ‘Scheme of Scholarship and Fellowship for Promotion of Art and Culture’, which consists of three components viz (i) ‘Award of Scholarships to Young Artists in Different Cultural Fields’, (ii) ‘Award of Senior/Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Persons in the Fields of Culture’ and (iii) ‘Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research. The details in respect of aforesaid three components are at Annexure I

The detail of the total number of Artists selected during the last three years, year-wise and State-wise is at Annexure II, III & IV.

Annexure I

Details of three components of the Scheme of Scholarship and Fellowship for Promotion of Art and Culture

  1. Component IAward of Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields:

Under this scheme component,up to 400 scholarships (in a Batch Year) are awarded to persons of outstanding promise in the age group of 18-25 years. An amount of Rs. 5,000/- p.m. is given for 2 years for advanced training within India.

  1. Component II:Award of Senior/Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Persons in The Fields of Culture:

Under this scheme component,up to 400 Senior/Junior Fellowships (in a Batch Year) are awarded to outstanding persons in the age group above 40 years (Sr.) and 25 to 40 years (Jr.) respectively. An amount of 20,000/-p.m. and Rs. 10,000/- p.m. is given to Senior/Junior Fellows respectively for 2 years for cultural research.

  1. Component III:Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research:

Under this scheme component,up to 25 Scholarships and 15 Fellowships (in a Batch Year) are awarded to outstanding personsin order to invigorate and revitalise the various institutions under the Ministry of Culture (MoC) and other identified cultural institutions in the country, by encouraging scholars/ academicians to affiliate themselves with these institutions to work on projects of mutual interest. An honorarium of Rs. 80,000/- p.m. plus contingencies and Rs. 50,000/-p.m.plus contingencies is given to Fellows and Scholars respectively for 2 years.

Annexure-II

 

Year-wise and State wise break –up of The Total Number of Scholarships awarded under the Scheme Component of Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields (SYA) during last 03 years

Sl No State/UT 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh 07 02 06
Arunachal Pradesh 02 04
Assam 14 12 19
Bihar 11 10 14
Chandigarh 01 01
Chhattisgarh 08 08 14
Delhi 16 14 21
Goa 01 01 01
Gujarat 04 09 08
Haryana 06 07 06
Himachal Pradesh 01 01 01
Jammu and Kashmir 02 02 06
Jharkhand 07 01 05
Karnataka 26 25 24
Kerala 18 20 23
Madhya Pradesh 37 28 35
Maharashtra 33 26 42
Manipur 03 09 09
Meghalaya
Mizoram 01
Nagaland
Odisha 20 22 22
Puducherry 02
Punjab 02 06 04
Rajasthan 03 04 08
Sikkim 01
Tamil Nadu 03 10 08
Telangana 01 05 02
Tripura 01 01
Uttar Pradesh 38 43 38
Uttarakhand 01 07 01
West Bengal 46 40 60
Total Awardees 312 315 384

 

Under this scheme, young artistes of outstanding promise in the age group of 18-25 years are assisted financially an amount ofRs. 5,000/- p.m. for 2 years.

Annexure III

 

Year-wise and State wise break –up of The Total Number of fellowships awarded under the Scheme of Award of Sr./Jr. Fellowship to Outstanding Persons in the Fields of Culture during Last Three Years

 

Sr. No. STATE/UTs No. of Fellowship Awarded
2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
1 ANDHRA PRADESH 02 04 06
2 ARUNACHAL PRADESH 01 01 —–
3 ASSAM 13 18 23
4 BIHAR 08 12 13
5 CHHATTISGARH 07 09 06
6 CHANDIGARH —– —– 01
7 DELHI 30 44 50
8 GUJARAT 06 04 09
9 GOA 01 02 01
10 HARYANA 07 07 11
11 HIMACHAL PRADESH —– —– 01
12 JAMMU & KASHMIR 01 07 03
13 JHARKHAND 04 09 09
14 KARNATAKA 16 15 26
15 KERELA 15 23 21
16 MADHYA PRADESH 24 23 24
17 MAHARASHTRA 29 34 33
18 MANIPUR 13 14 19
19 MEGHALAYA —– —– 01
20 NAGALAND —– —– 01
21 ODISHA 33 35 41
22 PUNJAB 04 02 04
23 PUDUCHERRY —– 03 02
24 RAJASTHAN 11 12 09
25 TAMILNADU 03 06 05
26 TELENGANA 09 05 07
27 TRIPURA 01 04 02
28 UTTAR PRADESH 39 30 42
29 UTTARAKHAND 05 05 04
30 WEST BENGAL 29 40 23
TOTAL: 311 368 397

 

Under this scheme,Senior/Junior Fellows of age above 40 years and in the age of 25-40 years respectivelyare assisted financially an amount ofRs. 20,000/- p.m. and Rs. 10,000/- respectively for 2 years.

 

Annexure IV

 

Year-wise and State wise break –up of The Total Number of fellowships/scholarships awarded under Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research Statement during last 03 years

 

Sl No State/UT No. of Fellows/Scholars No. of Fellows/Scholars No. of Fellows/Scholars
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Delhi 20
Maharashtra 04
Madhya Pradesh 01
Nagaland 01
Punjab 01
Tamil Nadu 03
Telangana 04
Uttar Pradesh 02
West Bengal 07
Total 43*

 

Under this scheme, the selected Fellows/Scholars are released honorarium ofRs. 80,000/- and of Rs. 50,000/- per month respectively for period of 02 years.

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