The 10th edition of the Citi-NCPA Music Scholarship open for applications

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai and Citi India, jointly invite applications for the ‘Citi - NCPA Scholarship for Indian Music’. This is the 10th edition of the ‘Citi-NCPA Guru Shishya Scholarship Program- a scholarship in advanced training in Hindustani Music aimed at the preservation and propagation of Hindustani music to the next generation.

Applications (bio-data on music education) are invited from students between 18 upto 30 years age (as off 1st March 2018), for a scholarship in advance training in Hindustani Music (Vocal - khayal/dhrupad, Melody Instruments – Sitar, Sarod, Volin, Flute, Harmonium, etc.).

The value of the scholarship is Rs. 7,500/- per month for one year (April 2018 to March 2019). Send in your application (bio-data on music education), in an envelope marked ‘Citi - NCPA Scholarship for Indian Music’ to the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021 or mail to on or before 20th Dec, 2017.

The application(bio-data) must contain details regarding the individual’s name, date of birth, address, contact number/alternate contact number, professional qualification, email ID, music teachers/gurus, number of years of total training and details of achievements/prizes/ scholarships and performances, amongst other noteworthy details. The shortlisted candidates will be informed via email or telephone. They will be required to appear for an audition at the NCPA, Mumbai in the month of February 2018.
The decision of the NCPA Selection Committee will be final.

Students who are going to benefit from any other scholarship in the field of music during April 2018-19 are not eligible to apply.
Applicants should not be working as professional musicians.