New scholarship scheme to shed light on undocumented aspects of Indian culture


The InterGlobe Foundation has announced a three-month fellowship program and will select four individuals to present a holistic view of preserving lesser-known facets of Indian heritage, communities and practices.

The fellowship launched by the InterGlobe Foundation (IGF) – the philanthropic arm of InterGlobe Enterprises – aims to “encourage new perspectives on Indian heritage, amplify local voices and conditions to help understand heritage-driven development” .

It is available to liberal arts students and faculty members, researchers, journalists, architects, and freelancers. The deadline to apply for the scholarship program, starting November 1, is August 31.

”InterGlobe Foundation focuses on the preservation and promotion of India’s culture and heritage. He believes in uniting to conserve India’s tangible and intangible heritage and to raise community awareness through multiple partnerships; the HERITAGE scholarships are a step in this direction,” its president Rohini Bhatia said in a statement. The jury responsible for evaluating the scholarship proposals, awarding Rs. 1,50,000 each, is made up of historian Swapna Liddle, CEO of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Ratish Nanda, CEO of Cultre Vaibhav Chauhan and Rohini Bhatia.

InterGlobe Foundation’s heritage restoration projects include the delineation, conservation and cultural revival of the Mausoleum of Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khanan in Delhi; cultural mapping and documentation of 10 Indian cities; the restoration of the ‘Indra Kund’ stepwell in Delwara; and research on the Qutub Shah Mausoleum in Hyderabad and the Lal Bagh Palace in Indore.

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