Ministry of Culture invites nominations/applications for the award of fellowships/scholarships under the Scheme of Tagore National Fellowships for Cultural Research. The objective of the Scheme is to invigorate and revitalize various cultural institutions by encouraging scholars/academicians to affiliate themselves with these institutions to work on projects of mutual interest. The Scheme is open to both Indian nationals and foreign citizens. Scholars who have sound academic or professional credentials and have made significant contribution to knowledge in their respective fields, as reflected in publications in reputed and referred journals and books authored by them, or persons with significant creative work in any field of art or culture, are eligible to apply. The modified Scheme envisages two categories of awards. The first category viz, ‘Tagore National Fellows’ (15 awards) to be paid an honorarium of Rs. 80,000/- per month. The second category viz, ‘Tagore Research Scholars’ (25 awards) to be paid a monthly honorarium of Rs. 50,000/-.
The Scheme, mode of application and other relevant details are available on the website of the Ministry:
The eligible candidates are requested to apply directly to any of the 37 Institutions covered under the Scheme within 26.12.2012