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CITI NCPA Scholarship For Indian Music 2019-20 : National Centre For the Performing Arts

Organization : NCPA National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai.
Scholarship Name : CITI NCPA Scholarship For Indian Music 2019-20
Applicable For : Talented Young Musicians
Applicable State/UTs : All India
Application Deadline : 31.12.2018
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NCPA CITI Scholarship For Indian Music

NCPA invites applications for CITI Scholarship For Indian Music 2019-20. The NCPA offers scholarships to talented young musicians through our special Scholarship Scheme.

Related : CCRT Scholarships For Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields 2018-19 :

Every year, the NCPA offers the NCPA – CITI Scholarship for Indian Music, designed to support the best emerging talent in Hindustani vocal music.

The NCPA also provides financial support to three indigent senior musicians every year through our Guru Support Scheme. The NCPA also supports the traditional Guru-Shishaya tradition of imparting musical education. The NCPA has launched a scheme in which gurus receive financial support to train worthy disciples.

Who Can Apply?

1. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply
2. Professional musicians including those with ‘A’ grade from All India Radio are not eligible to apply
3. Students who are beneficiaries of other scholarship/grant in the field of music during April 2019-20, are not eligible to apply

4. Age Limit :
** For Khayal / Tabla / Pakhawaj – 18 to 30 years of age (as of March 1, 2019)
** For Dhrupad – 18 to 35 years of age (as of March 2019)

How to Apply?

Those interested must send in your application (bio-data on music education) via mail to ncpascholarships [AT] or in an envelope marked ‘Citi – NCPA Scholarship for Young Musicians (Indian Music)’ to the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021 on or before December 31, 2018.

Note :
The application must contain details regarding the individual’s name, date of birth, address, contact number/alternate contact number, professional qualification, email ID, music teachers/gurus, number of years of total training and details of achievements / prizes / scholarships and performances, amongst other noteworthy details.

Selection Process

The shortlisted candidates will be informed via email or telephone. They will be required to appear for an audition at the NCPA, Mumbai, in February 2019. The decision of the NCPA Selection Committee will be final.

Scholarship Amount

The value of the scholarship is Rs. 7,500/- per month for one year (April 2019 to March 2020).

About Us :
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, is India’s premier cultural institution. Inaugurated in 1969, it was the first multi-venue, multi-genre cultural centre in South Asia.

The NCPA is committed to preserving and promoting India’s rich and vibrant artistic heritage in the fields of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography, as well as presenting new and innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including drama, contemporary dance, orchestral concerts, opera, jazz and chamber music.

Today, the NCPA hosts more than 700 events each year, making it India’s largest and most holistic performing arts centre.


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