Malaysia Bharathanatyam Scholarship forms due by July, 22nd

MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“Organiser”) jointly with Indian High Commission organizing a competition on Indian Classical Dance Bharata Natyam and Carnatic Music -Vocal (contest).

Eligibility: Malaysian Nationals 18-26 years of age..


  1. Each Winner from the Classical Dance and Carnatic Music-vocal will be offered with the below prizes:-
    1. Winner for Classical Dance – One year Scholarship in Classical Bharatanatyam Dance.
    2. Winner for Carnatic Music – One year Scholarship in Carnatic Vocal Music.
  2. After one year studies in Classical Bharatanatyam or Carnatic music , the scholar shall be extendable their studies to a maximum of three years after reviewing their progress report and the results at the end of the academic year. The extension of the years are depands on the university/Private Guru/Teacher/Private institute.
  3. A scholar shall be entitled for stipend of Rs.3600 per month throughout the 1 year course, contingent grant of Rs3600 perannum, tuition fee/other college fee, hostel charges as claimed by the Institute. In case hostel is not available, he/she shall be paid house rent allowance of Rs.2400 or Rs.3000 permonth depending on the city he/she is studying
  4. The prize winning candidates/scholars would have the following option:Option 1:Degree Course at a University
    The candidate can apply To seek admission during the academic year 2009-10 ,where their duly filled application should reach the ICCR by courier by February 2009.

Option 2:Join a Private Guru/Teacher/Private Institute
If the candidate are interested to joint in the academic year 2008-09 ,candidate need to under go training with some guru/teacher teaching dance and music under, Guru Sishya Parampara(Teacher -Disciple-Tradition)

The winning candidates should go through the list of institutions and teachers teaching music and dance in Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR)’s website: /Handbook of Indian Universities available at the High Commission and fill in the details in their application form as they wish to join.

(i) Degree Course at a University; or

(ii) Join a Private Guru/Teacher/Private Institute.

For more information on how to enter, eligibility criterion and to download application forms click here


4 responses to “Malaysia Bharathanatyam Scholarship forms due by July, 22nd

  1. hello sir i want to give performance ur place so please give me one opportunity thank u

    Hi Mr. Prasanna Gudi,
    I just run this blog like a reference, a notice board… I do not host programs , atleast not yet…
    I wish you the best in your endeavours..

  2. Dear Sir/ Madam,

    I am a CCRT Scholarship holder. I am learning carnatic music for 9 years and I have won many titles like Pondicherry Idol 2009, VijayaBhaskar award, child artist at AIR, doordarshan. Shall I also avail this scholarship also. I am now only 14 years. What are the other facilities for a good vocal carnatic singer.

    Dear Shalini,
    Great to hear that you are a CCRT scholarship holder.
    This scholarship is for Malaysian citizens to further their learning in India.
    Best Wishes,

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