The Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the Indian High Commission have announced a new call for applications for the Lata Mangeshkar Dance & Music Scholarship Scheme (previously known as Scholarship scheme for Indian Culture), for the academic year 2023-24.
Interested international students can apply for these prestigious to apply through the ICCR A2A Portal.
The scholarship is named after India’s beloved singer Lata Mangeshkar, Affectionately known as “Didi” (sister), whose career spanned more than half a century. She recorded thousands of songs in 36 languages that are still popular.
She passed away last year at the age of 92 and was cremated in Mumbai with full state honours.
In his condolence message, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi tweeted: “The coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerise people.”
Students must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of the University they are applying for and submit applications by 30 April 2023.