Prabha Dutt Fellowship for Female Journalists in India

  • Target: The citizens of India
  • Benefits: Rs. 1,00,000
  • Level and Discipline: Non-degree program in journalism field
  • Host Institution: Any institution – India
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted round the year for the next year’s fellowship
Fellowship Description
The purpose of the Fellowship is to encourage young mid career women journalists to develop their potential by pursuing meaningful projects without having to work under the pressures of short deadlines. The Fellowship carries a grant including travel expenses. The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any Regional Language.

Award Value
Each of the successful fellows will receive a grant of Rs 1,00,000 including travel expenses.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in journalism field.

Place of Study
The program will be taken in India.

Eligibility and Criteria
The Fellowship is only open to women who are Indian Nationals in the age group of 25 to 40. It is exclusively for print journalists. The Fellows will be required to publish a stipulated number of articles in established publications. The Fellow may work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Indian citizens are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Candidates should send a two page CV and a write up of about 250 – 300 words explaining their project. Full postal and telephonic contact details together with any e-mail id should be submitted to facilitate contact. Five samples of work published. The names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees should also be sent.

The application should bear the title `Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ on the envelope when sent by post or can be emailed on with `Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ in subject line.

Submission Deadline
There is no specific deadline. Applications are accepted round the year for the next year’s fellowship.

Website and Application Link

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