Prabha Dutt Fellowship
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.
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Prabha Dutt Fellowship
(Managed by Sanskriti Pratishthan)
The Sanskriti Pratishthan invites applications for its annual Prabha Dutt Fellowship in Journalism from young women who wish to investigate and research on any topic of contemporary relevance. The Prabha Dutt Foundation initially administered the Fellowship. The scheme is being managed by the Sanskriti Pratishthan, which has been giving similar awards for cultural, media and social activism over the past 25 years.
The Fellowship has been instituted to honour and perpetuate the memory of Prabha Dutt whose bright and promising career as a fearless journalist with the Hindustan Times and India Today was cut short. It will be given to young, mid - career woman journalist for in-depth research and investigative stories.
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 of Rs 1,00,000/- including travel expenses. The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any Regional Language.
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.
The duration of the Fellowship will be ten months. The grant of Rs. 1,00,000/- will be given in two phases; the first installment at the commencement of the award and the second after submission of the completed project. A progress report will be required after the first four months.
The applicant will have to sign an agreement with Sanskriti Pratishthan pertaining to a regular flow of work during the Fellowship period. The candidate should not be holding another Fellowship or working on any other project at the same time.
All candidates must mail their CV and short synopsis of their project proposal to the address given below. Last date for submitting applications is 31st August 2011 E-mailed applications should be followed by a hard copy.
For any further clarifications, you could mail or call at the address below :
Sanskriti Pratishthan C-11 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016
Tel : 011- 2696-3226, 2652- 7077
E-mail : email@example.com