IAWRT India Chapter invites applications for the
2nd JAI CHANDIRAM MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
Jai Chandiram was a distinguished media professional and former deputy Director General of Doordarshan. She was the founding member and Managing Trustee of IAWRT India Chapter and also the first Asian to be the President of IAWRT International. Jai Chandiram Memorial Fellowship has been instituted through a grant by her family, to support media and research projects by members of IAWRT India Chapter. The first Jai Chandiram Memorial Fellowship was awarded to filmmaker Iram Ghufran.
The Fellowship is open for a member of the India chapter of IAWRT who has been a member for a minimum of two years and has paid all her dues till date.
About the Project (500-900 words)
How is the grant going to be used (400-500 words)
A brief bio note and CV (not running to more than 2 pages)
Call for Entries: 30th April 2016
Deadline for Receiving Proposals: 30th June 2016
Selection Announcement: 30th July 2016
Ist installment to be released: 20th August 2016
Report to be received at regular intervals of four months
Final report to be submitted by 30th November 2017
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The fellowship may be awarded for research/ study tour/ script development/ dissemination/ or development of a multi-disciplinary performance.
The fellowship will be awarded to one or two candidates selected by a Jury.
The fellowship will be awarded once in two years.
The Jury will comprise three members (all from IAWRT India Chapter, one being a trustee).
The names of the Jury members will be confidential i.e. the names will not be revealed till the fellowship results have been announced.
Jury members cannot submit a proposal.
Proposals will be submitted to the Managing Trustee by e-mail who will forward it to the Jury.
A contract will be signed between IAWRT India and the selected Fellow(s).
A methodology of monitoring will be in place. This may vary depending on the nature of the project.
The methodology will be finalized by the Jury in consultation with the Fellow and the Managing Trustee.
The Fellow must submit a mid term report and a final report. Other deliverables will be finalized by the Jury in consultation with the Fellow and the Managing Trustee.
A member who has been awarded a fellowship once cannot apply for another fellowship for the next two cycles.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
Originality of the idea
Plan of Action/ Methodology
Rs. 60,000 (May be awarded to one candidate or shared by two as per the discretion of the Jury)
Proposals should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org