Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Fine Art Awards 2021

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation

Social Sector & NGOs


Graduate/Post-graduate or a final year student.


Rs.3, 00,000/- for a period of one year.


Oct. 1, 2020

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About the Scholarship

The Inlaks India Foundation invites applications for the selection of Inlaks Fine Art Awards 2021.

The award is intended to help young artists in their formative years to develop their creative talent. It provides financial assistance to enable them to work independently anywhere in India.

The awardee will have to attend an art residency programme within India for a period of 4 weeks during the course of the year.


  • The applicant for this award should be a young emerging artist under the age of 30 (by 31st December in the year of application).
  • The applicant may be a recent graduate/post-graduate or a final year student from a leading Indian institute for visual arts in India. No student of a first year master’s programme will be considered.
  • The recipient should not be holding a similar/ government scholarship or award during the same tenure.
  • If the candidate has applied for the award earlier, he/she must submit a new body of work if they reapply.
  • In the case of an applicant not having a formal degree in the visual arts, it is desirable that he/she would have participated in organized art exhibitions.
  • The applicant for this award must be an Indian citizen, currently resident in India.

How to Apply ?

The downloaded application form may be filled in by hand or by type and should be emailed to with the following attachments as listed below.

1. CV/Resume – PDF
2. Art Work

A. Stills to be compiled into one PDF file (not exceeding 10MB)
B. Audio/Video to be sent as links on any of the following online platform such as artist website/ vimeo/ youtube/ soundcloud. If links are password protected, please provide the password.

C. All works to include a list of captions (TITLE, MEDIA, YEAR, DURATION, SHORT DESCRIPTION)
3. Evidence Of Birth Date – Pan Card Copy/Aadhar Card Copy/Driving License

Important Dates :

July 22, 2020

Start Date

Oct. 1, 2020

End Date

Organisers' Contact:

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation