PRESS RELEASE: The Sanskriti Foundation in collaboration with the Prabha Dutt memorial foundation is inviting applications for the annual Prabha Dutt fellowship in journalism, in honour of the pioneering Hindustan Times journalist.
The aim of the fellowship is to encourage mid-career, women print journalists between 25 and 40 years of age, to investigate and research on any topic of contemporary relevance without having to work under the pressures of short deadlines.
The 10-month fellowship carries a grant of Rs one lakh including travel expenses. The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any regional language. Fellows will be required to publish a stipulated number of articles in established publications. They may also work on a book or monograph for subsequent publication within the given time frame.
Interested applicants should e-mail their CV and a synopsis of 250-300 words of their project proposal along with the names of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org (mention ‘Sanskriti-Prabha Dutt Fellowship’ in the subject line). E-mailed applications should be followed by a hard copy.
The last date for receipt of application is 31 August 2011.
Further information can be had from:
C-11 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016
Telephone: (011) 2696 3226, 2652 7077
Fax: (011) 2685 3383