The Prabha Dutt 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. The work can be executed in Hindi,
English or any Regional Language.
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
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. A 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.
How to apply
Candidates 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
`Sanskriti - Prabha Dutt Fellowship' in subject
Applications are accepted round the year for the next
Fellows - Prabha Dutt