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Cultural Talent Search 2019 Scholarship

Centre for cultural resources and training application form and copy of the scheme for award of scholarship under Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2019 – 20.

Cultural Talent Search Scholarship 2019 Duration

The Scholarship awarded under the scheme will be initially for two years at a time and is renewable after every two years till the completion of the first university degree stage of education or up to the age of 20 years, whichever is earlier, subject to the awardee maintaining good progress. However, if the Half – Yearly Progress Reports are not submitted in time regularly, then the decision regarding discontinuation can be taken any time without prior notice, as and when required. Children not continuing academic education beyond Secondary stage, but wishing to continue their training in the respective cultural fields in which scholarship has been awarded, on full time basis and without undertaking employment etc. shall continue to receive the scholarship till the age of 20 years or the completion of training course, whichever is earlier.

The payment of scholarship will start from the date which may be specified by the Centre or from the date on which the admission is obtained in the approved course in an Institution or with the approved guru, whichever is later. In the case of those studying with the guru, the date of commencement of studies with the guru will be date of commencement of the course.

Cultural Talent Search Scholarship 2019 Selection

For the shortlisting of candidates to be called for Interview / Test, the CCRT will constitute a Central Selection Committee, whose decision shall be final. The shortlisted candidates will be informed by post only about the dates, timings and venue of the Interview/Test which may be conducted at Regional level during the months of May – July, 2019.

Value of Cultural Talent Search Scholarship 2019 

  1. The value of scholarship will be [rupee] 3600/- ( Rupees Three Thousand Six Hundred Only ) per year for those children who undergo their specialized training at the station where they are pursuing their academic studies at the time of the award up to the completion of first university degree stage of education. However, where the child is required to shift to a new station permanently for purpose of his / her specialized training and pursue his / her academic studies also at that station, only then the value of scholarship may be increased to [rupee] 400/- ( Rupees Four Hundred Only ) per month.
  2. The actual fee paid for the specialized training to the Institution or to the guru / teacher shall be reimbursed to the scholarship holder in addition to the value of scholarship indicated under (i) above, subject to a ceiling of [rupee] 9000/- ( Rupees Nine Thousand only ) per year. All payments of scholarship shall be made to the parent / guardian of scholarship holders, who shall be responsible to pay the approved tuition fee to the guru/teacher and send the duly stamped payment receipts.

Cultural Talent Search Scholarship 2019 Application Form

Application for the scholarship should be submitted by the parents / guardians in the prescribed form in one field / subject only, after getting necessary recommendations from school/ institution and guru / teacher, where the applicant is studying and receiving training respectively, directly to the CCRT, New Delhi by 31st December, 2019. Duly completed applications from children belonging to the families practicing traditional arts will be obtained through renowned Gurus / Institutions by the CCRT directly.

Last date for submission of complete and duly filled application form in the CCRT, New Delhi is Tuesday, 31st December, 2019.