Ministry of Culture has organized the scheme for the award of Tagore National fellowship/scholarships. The aim of the scheme is to revitalize various cultural institutions by encouraging scholars/academicians to affiliate themselves with these institutions to work on projects of mutual interest.


This Scheme is conducted for 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 book authored by them, or persons with significant creative work in any field of art or culture.

Description of the awards:

This scheme has two categories of awards. The first category is Tagore National fellows (15 awards) to be paid an honorarium of Rs. 80000 per month. The second category is Tagore research scholars (25 awards) to be paid a monthly honorarium of Rs. 50000.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of online applications: 20.03.2014
  • Last date for submission of printout of online applications: 14.04.2014

For further details visit official website.

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