The Lalit Kala Akademi awards scholarship to young and budding artists every year.
The objective of this scholarship scheme is to provide these young people a work space where their skills can be improved and they can develop innovative ideas in their respective field of visual arts.
The Akademi awards maximum number of 40 scholarships every year.
The registered scholars under this scheme are awarded Rs.10,000/- per month for a period of twelve months (one year).
The minimum age limit for the scholars is 21 years and maximum is 35 years.
The selected scholars are required to work in one of the Regional centres of the Akademi. He/She have to submit at least two works’ photographs considered suitable and duly certified by the Head of the Regional Centre/Institution every month.
The state or union territory in which the applicant has been residing for at least 3 years in the recent past will be the state or union territory from which he would be deemed to be applying.
No request for change of centre will be entertained under any circumstances.
The selected scholars will be required to submit an undertaking on stamp paper of rs. 50/- duly attested by notary public that they will not abandon the scholarship before its completion.
Applicants sending published articles in language other than hindi or english must send translation in hindi or english.
Duration: One Year