Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship in Journalism 2017 | Fellowship


Prabha Dutt Fellowship by Sanskrit Foundation | Fellowship in India

Sanskriti Foundation has invited application for women print journalist for Prabha Dutt Fellowship 2017. This fellowship will be given every year to investigate and research on any topic of contemporary relevance.

During the fellow period, young mid-career women journalists will be work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame. Applicants can work on any language like Hindi, English or any Regional Language.

The print journalists have to sign an agreement with Sanskriti Pratishthan for a regular flow of work during the period and should not be holding another Fellowship or working on any other project at the same time.

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.

Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship Details

Duration of the Fellowship: 10 months.

Fellows will receive a fellowship as a grant of Rs.100000/- including travel expenses. It will be given in two phases; the first installment at the commencement of the award and the second after submission of the completed project.

The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any Regional Language.

Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship Eligibility 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.

Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship Application Procedure

Applicants 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 the subject line.

Submission Deadline

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

Sanskriti Foundation Address

C-11, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016, Phone: 01126963226, 01126527077, Fax: 01126853383, Email:, website

Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellowship in Journalism 2017 | Fellowship
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