Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship 2010-11

General Conditions
The Objective of awarding scholarships to young and budding artists is mainly to provide them work place to improve their skills/ innovative ideas in their respective field of visual arts.

The selection for award of Scholarships will be made by a Jury comprising of senior artists. The photographs of exhibits or published article will be the main basis, but not the only basis for selection.

Number of Scholarships
A maximum number of 40 scholarships will be given during the year 2010-11 subject to availability of funds and work space.

Entry Fee

There will be an entry fee of Rs. 100/- to be submitted along with the Applications form in the form of Postal Order/Bank Draft payable to Secretary, Lalit Kala Akademi drawn on New Delhi branch.

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Work Place
The selected applicants will be required to work only at the Regional Centres of the Akademi situated in New Delhi/ Chennai/ Kolkata/ Lucknow/ Bhubaneswar and two newly added centres at Jaipur and Guwahati attached to their respective state * (see table) only.

Centres of the Akademi
  1. LKA’s  Regional Centre, Chennai:
    Ram Palaniappen Regional Secretary
  2. LKA’s  Regional Centre Garhi, Delhi:
    Incharge, Regional Centre, Dr. Jyotish Joshi
  3. LKA’s  Regional Centre, Lucknow:
    Shri Avnikant
  4. LKA’s  Regional Centre, Kolkata:
    Mr. Siddhartha Gosh
  5. LKA’s  Regional Centre, Bhubaneswar:
    Rama Krishnan Vedhala

General Rules:

  1. The selected scholars will be required to work in one of the Regional Centres of the Akademi specified above.  He/ She will have to submit at least two works’ photographs considered suitable by the Head of the Regional Centre/Institution in every month duly certified.  With regards to the allotment of centre (work place), the decision of the Lalit Kala Akademi will be final and binding.
  2. 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.
  3. No request for change of centre will be entertained under any circumstances.
  4. The selected scholars will be required to submit an undertaking on Stamp Paper Rs. 50/- duly attested by Notary public that they will not abandon the scholarship before its completion.
  5. The scholarship will be disbursed monthly by a/c payee cheques and no claim for any other payment to the selected scholars will be entertained by the Akademi.
  6. Artists who have already received Research Grant/Scholarship of the Lalit Kala Akademi in the past are not eligible to apply.
  7. Applicants sending published articles in language other than Hindi or English must send translation in Hindi or English must send translation in Hindi or English.
  8. The Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi may formulate any other Rule/Condition, which is necessary for the effect implementation of the Scholarship scheme.

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