Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship

The Prabha Dutt Fellowship is offered by Sanskriti Foundation. The objective of Sanskriti Foundation is to cultivate an environment for the preservation and development of the artistic and cultural expressions of India. 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. The Fellowship in Journalism encourages young women who wish to investigate and research on any topic of contemporary relevance. This fellowship will be given every year. The fellow may work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame.

Benefits of Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship:

  • The selected candidates will be provided with a scholarship amount of Rs. 1,00,000 will be paid in two instalments
  • The duration of the Fellowship will be ten months
  • the first instalment at the commencement of the award
  • The second instalment will be given to the student after the submission of complete project report

Required Eligibility and Conditions for Applying Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship:

  1. The candidates applying should be Indian Nationals
  2. The applicants must be between 25 to 40 of age
  3. The Prabha Dutt fellowship encourages women applicants to apply
  4. It is exclusively for print journalists
  5. The Fellows will be required to publish a stipulated number of articles in established publications
  6. The Fellow may work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame

Document Required for Applying Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship:

  1. The applicants should attach a two-page CV
  2. A write up should be included which should explain about the project in a 250 to 300 words
  3. The candidates should include their full postal, telephonic contact details and the e-mail id
  4. Candidates are also expected submit five samples of work Published
  5. Applicants need to add the names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees

Application procedure: There are two ways, by which the candidates can submit the Research Proposal, Curriculum Vitae and contact/address and these are

  1. Submit through Post: The application can be send by post to the given address with giving the title ‘Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ on the top of the envelope. The postal address is “Sanskriti Foundation, C-11, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016”
  2. Submit through Mail: Application can be emailed at and the subject of the mail should be ‘Sanskriti – Prabha Dutt Fellowship’

Contact Details:

  1. The Candidate can contact to following address: Sanskriti Foundation, C-11, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016
  2. Phones: 91 11 2696 3226, 2652 7077
  3. Fax: 91 11 2685 3383
  4. Email:

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links:


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