UNESCO fellowship applications extended till July end

first_imgThe deadline for applications for the Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship programme, a pioneering project to advance research into Indian art, culture, tradition, and heritage, and its systematic documentation has been extended to July 30.Sahapedia, the open encyclopaedic resource on Indian arts which has instituted the fellowship with the support of UNESCO, said the last date for applications had been extended from July 15 to July 30 in view of repeated requests from a large number of potential applicants for more time to submit their proposals. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe fellowships, available to post-doctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, post-graduates, and graduates (including those students due to graduate in the summer of 2017), are expected to generate critically researched, engaging content in multimedia formats that will be hosted on the Sahapedia website for wider public access.Applicants selected as Sahapedia Project Fellows will be granted an award of Rs 40,000, and Sahapedia Research Fellows will be offered an award of Rs 15,000. The SPF project is expected to be completed in 12 weeks, and the SRF assignment in 8 weeks.”Since this is the first edition of the programme, we have extended the deadline to ensure that we don’t lose out on projects with potential,” said Vaibhav Chauhan, Director at Sahapedia.last_img