Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship 2017-18

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The Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship 2017 – 2018 from the National Academy of Art, Delhi is awarded to learners who have passion for the visual arts. The scholarship is given by Lalit Kala Akademi, an Indian governmental institution for promotion and innovation of the visual arts.

Presently 40 scholarships are offered by the National Academy of Art, however, this number may vary depending upon availability of resources.


Through this scholarship the artists are given a work space to improve their skills and to develop new ideas within their field of visual art. Visual artists (in disciplines such as graphic, sculpture, painting, ceramics), art historians and art critics may apply. The scholarship is worth Rs. 10,000 per month for a one-year period.

Important dates

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Last date for the filled application to reach the Akademi at New Delhi

25 May, 2015

Eligibility Criteria

The Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi is looking for young rising artists in the visual arts, as well as art historians and art critics in the age group of 21-35 years

Application procedure

Prospective candidates should fill out the application form and include a Rs. 100 entry fee through postal order/bank draft payable to Secretary, Lalit Kala Akademi drawn on New Delhi branch.

A forum of senior artists decides who will be selected for the award. Selection is partly based on a published article or photographs of exhibits.

The candidates awarded Lalit Kala Akademy Scholarship or National Academy of Art Scholarship need to work with regional centres of the Akademi listed below:

  • Bhubaneswar
  • Guwahati
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Delhi
  • Shimla

Contact details

Lalit Kala Akademi
Rabindra Bhavan,
35, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi-110001
Telephone: 011 – 23009200
Fax: 011 – 23009292

Email: [email protected][email protected]

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