CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Overview, Eligibility, Application & Rewards

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 is an initiative of the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), which is an autonomous institution under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. With the CCRT scholarship, the CCRT provides financial assistance to students between the age group of 10 to 14 years. Also, the CCRT generates different training programmes for students across India.

Scholarship Registration and Login

Every year, approximately 650 CCRT scholarships are awarded by the institution. Apart from this, CCRT also organises exclusive programmes and scholarships for training students who are physically or mentally challenged. This scholarship is also reserved for students belonging to the Tribal Culture (ST), off-springs of families practising traditional art, differentially abled and candidates applying in the area of Creative Writing/Literary Art.

This article covers every significant information related to the CCRT scholarship 2023, its eligibility, application process, application timeline, awards, required documents and more.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – General Overview

Scholarship Name CCRT Scholarship 2023-24
Provider Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India
Eligibility  Students between the age group 10 to 14 years
Awards INR 3,600 per year and a reimbursement of up to INR 9,000 per year for the fee paid to the institution
Application Mode Offline
Application Timeline July
Official Website

*The application timeline is tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the provider.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – What is CCRT?

The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) is one of the primary institutions working towards linking education with the diverse Indian culture. The inception of the institution was in 1979 headed by Late Smt. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay and Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan. Its headquarters are situated in New Delhi and it has 3 other regional centres located in Hyderabad, Guwahati, and Udaipur in order to impart cultural education in a widespread area.

The ultimate and core objective of the organization is to committedly provide integrated education, surrounding the overall development of children including spiritual, emotional and cognitive development. To fulfil its objective, CCRT introduced CCRT scholarships for extraordinary students.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Important Scholarship Details

The CCRT scholarship has been curated for students who are exclusively skilled in traditional performing arts, it is an initiative started to give significance to art forms which are in the process of extinction. About 650 new CCRT scholarships are awarded to skilled students every year. These scholarships are disbursed among the students according to their respective reserved categories in the below listed following way:

Career Assessment Test

  • 100 CCRT scholarships for the Tribal Culture students i.e. Scheduled Tribe applicants.
  • 125 CCRT scholarships for the students belonging to families who are practising traditional art forms this implies that the students should be from a Traditional Artist Family (TAF) who have been continuously practising art form/s for at least the last 3 generations.
  • 20 CCRT scholarships for differently-abled applicants i.e. Divyang students who possess a valid disability certificate.
  • 30 CCRT scholarships for the students who are applying in creative writing/ literary arts or related fields, these applicants should have evidence in the form of work originally written by them.
  • The leftover 375 CCRT scholarships will be treated as general scholarships applicable for all other applicants studying in any recognized school and qualifying other eligibility requirements.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Eligibility Criteria

The general criterion for the applicants to be eligible for the CCRT scholarship is to be skilled in their field of cultural art. There are some other qualifying criteria for attaining a CCRT scholarship which aims to continue the legacy of Indian traditional art forms. Some of the essential eligibility criteria that the students need to make sure they fulfil before applying for the scholarship has been mentioned below:

  • Applicants should be between 10-14 years of age.
  • Students must be studying in a a recognised school or should belong to a Traditional Artist Family (TAF) to get a specialized training course in different cultural fields like the traditional form of drama/music/dance and crafts or literary activities etc.
  • The applicant must have a basic educational qualification and background.
  • Considering the fact that the CCRT scholarship has been exclusively curated for the students who wish to receive extensive and advanced training in their choice of a traditional art form, the students shall possess a proficiency degree in order to be considered for the scholarship.
  • The applicant should have taken at least 5 years of professional training under their guru/teacher/institute. The applicant has to submit a certificate to verify this, attested by the current guru/teacher/institution and as well as the former guru/teacher/institution (if any) attached along with the application.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Award Details

The CCRT scholarship felicitates talented students and rewards them in order to motivate them to pursue these endangered art forms in the future. A number of young artists are selected and placed to get trained in their respective cultural fields from a compatible institution that facilitates the students’ academic studies along with their training under an approved institution/ guru/ teacher. The decision taken by the CCRT in concern to the selection to the course of the study and the teacher/ guru shall be final.

The payment of the CCRT scholarship is effectually made in the authorized bank account of the parent or the guardian of the scholarship holder through NEFT/ ECS/ RTGS. It will commence from the date of admission of the applicant or the date specified by the CCRT. The scholarship awards allocated are awarded in the following way to the selected scholars:

  • INR 3,600 per annum as scholarship grant
  • Reimbursement of the real tuition fee of the guru/teacher paid by the applicant up to a maximum of INR 9,000 per annum (the fee slip should be submitted by the parent/ guardian of the scholar to the CCRT).

The duration of the CCRT scholarship is for 2 years initially and is revised after that depending on either the completion of the 1st-degree level of education of the scholar or up to the age of 20 years, whichever is earlier. The CCRT scholarship revision will be subject to the scholar keeping up and maintaining progress satisfactorily.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – How to Apply?

The application process for the CCRT scholarship is completely in offline mode. Students must follow the step by step procedure to successfully submit the application form:

Buddy4Study - Education Loan

Step 1: Access the application form

  • Access the application form by visiting the official website.
  • Download the hard copy of the application form.

Step 2: Fill in the application form

  • Fill in the application form with the required details carefully.
  • Go through the application form once again to avoid any errors.

Step 3: Attach the necessary documents

  • Attach the required documents like the caste certificate, income certificate, proficiency certificate etc. along with the application form.
  • Make sure the attached documents are authentic and verified.
  • Also, ensure no information provided in the application form is false or incomplete which may lead to further disregarding of the application form.

Step 4: Submit the application form

  • Submit the application form offline by post.
  • All the application forms should be submitted by the parents/guardian in the prescribed format opting for one art form only along with the documents after receiving the required recommendations from the guru/teacher/institution at the address given below.

Address – Centre for Cultural Research and Training (CCRT),15-A, Sector 7, Dwarka, New Delhi- 110075

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Selection Procedure

A Central Selection Committee is appointed to shortlist the applicants for the CCRT scholarship. The applicants recommended by the selection committee are further evaluated based on their talent and their will to promote and pursue the art. The selection procedure for the CCRT scholarship has been demonstrated below:

  • The Central Selection Committee assesses the applications received by the CCRT, New Delhi. The committee goes through the applications thoroughly and recommends shortlisted applicants they think deserve this specific scholarship.
  • The shortlisted applicants are notified about the dates, timings, and venue of the Interviews/ tests held at the regional level around the month of May/August each year.
  • The selected scholars invited to attend the interview/test are analyzed by being marked on a scale of 1-10 by each Expert Committee member. The total marks scored by the applicants will define if the applicant gets recommended by the expert committee.
  • The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit of the applicant and the availability of scholarships in the respective academic year.

Note: The decision of the Central Selection Committee shall be final and binding.

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – Contact Details

In case, the applicants face any problem during the application process of the CCRT scholarship or for any further queries in the future related to the scholarship, they can contact the provider through the details mentioned below:

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT)
Ministry of Culture, Government of India,
15-A, Sector – 7, Dwarka,
New Delhi – 110075
Email ID – | Phone Number – (011) 25088638/25309300

CCRT Scholarship 2023-24 – FAQs

What is the CCRT Scholarship?

CCRT Scholarship is a financial award for students who are pursuing a career in the performing arts, visual arts, or literary arts.

How much money does the CCRT Scholarship award?

CCRT Scholarship awards a monthly stipend of INR 3,600 per year. The actual fee paid for the specialized training to the Institution or to the Guru/teacher shall be reimbursed to the scholarship holder in addition to the value of the scholarship indicated above, subject to a ceiling of INR 9,000 per year.

What are the age limits for the CCRT Scholarship?

The age limits for the CCRT Scholarship vary depending on the type of scholarship. For the CTSS Scholarship, the age limit is 10-14 years. For the Sangeet Natak Akademi Scholarship, the age limit is 15-25 years. For the Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship, the age limit is 18-35 years. For the Sahitya Akademi Scholarship, the age limit is 21-35 years.

What if I am not selected for the CCRT Scholarship?

If the students are not selected for the CCRT Scholarship, they can still apply for other scholarships. There are many scholarships available for students who are pursuing a career in the performing arts, visual arts, or literary arts.


  1. Source of Information: Buddy4Study app compiles details on scholarships/fellowships from government websites and private scholarship sources. Links to the official sources accompany each listing detail pages.
  2. Non-affiliation: The Buddy4Study app is not associated with any government entity in India or elsewhere. When featuring government scholarships, we rely on publicly accessible information from central and state government websites in India.

Scholarships For

Upto Class 8 Class 1 to10 (Pre-Matric) Class 9 to 10 (Pre-Matric) Post-Matric(Class 11-12) Class 11 & 12 Class 12 passed Polytechnic/Diploma/ITI ITI Diploma/Polytechnic Graduation Post-Graduation Medical Engineering Girls NSP Portal Income Based SC/ST/OBC Law

Scholarship by State

NSP Scholarships Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Assam Bihar Chandigarh Chhattisgarh Delhi Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Mizoram Nagaland Odisha Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim Tamil Nadu Telangana Tripura Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal

Scholarships A to Z

Abdul Kalam Scholarship Aicte Internship AICTE NSP Scholarships Aicte Scholarship Aicte Swanath Scholarship Aikyashree Arunachal Pradesh scholarship Assam Scholarship Atul Maheshwari Scholarship Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Bihar Scholarship BYPL Sashakt Scholarship CBSE Scholarship Central Sector Scholarship CG Scholarship CG Scholarship Portal Chandigarh Scholarship Colgate Scholarship DCE Scholarship Delhi Scholarship Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Status of the Digital Gujarat Scholarship Disability Certificate Domicile Certificate Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship, Haryana DRDO Scholarship Scheme For Girls DTE Scholarship in Maharashtra E Grantz E Grantz Login E Grantz Scholarship Status Kalyan Bihar Portal E Kalyan Status Epass Karnataka Ericsson Empowering Girls Scholarship Programme E. Samaj Kalyan Fellowships in India Gokdom Government Scholarships GSK Scholars Programme Gujarat Scholarship Haryana Scholarship Haryana Scholarship Portal HDFC Badhte Kadam Scholarship How to get a Caste Certificate HP Scholarship IET-India Scholarship Awards Immigration-Friendly Countries Income Certificate Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship Inspire Scholarship Ishan Uday ITI Scholarships Jammu and Kashmir Scholarship Jharkhand Scholarship Jnanabhumi Application Status Kanyashree Karepass Karnataka Scholarships Kotak Kanya Scholarship Ladli Yojna Legrand Scholarship Mahadbt Mahadbt Login Mahadbt Scholarship Status Maharashtra Pre-Matric Scholarship Maharashtra Scholarship Manipur Scholarship MBA Scholarships in India MCM Scholarship Means Scholarship Meghalaya Scholarships Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship Programme Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Minorities MHRD Scholarship MI Scholarship MOMA Scholarships MP Scholarship MP Scholarship Kyc MP Scholarship Portal MP Scholarship Status MYSY Scholarship Nabanna Scholarship Nagaland Scholarship National Scholarship Portal National Scholarship Portal (NSP) NMMS NSP Login NSP Renewal NSP UGC Scholarships Oasis Scholarship Oasis Scholarship Status OBC Scholarships Odisha Scholarship Olympiad ONGC Scholarship PFMS Login PFMS Scholarship Phd Scholarships PMRF PM Scholarship PMSSS Post Matric Scholarship Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities Pragati Scholarship Pre-Matric Scholarship Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities Prerana Rajasthan Scholarship Rolls-Royce Unnati Scholarship Saksham Scholarship Programme for Drivers Children Saksham Scholarship Scheme Santoor Women's Scholarship SBI Asha Scholarship Programme SBI Education Loan SBI General Suraksha Support Scholarship Programme Schaeffler-India Hope Engineering Scholarship Scholarship Application Dos and Don'ts Scholarship Form Scholarships for Diploma Courses Scholarships for Indian Girls and Women Scholarships for North Eastern Students Scholarships for PG Students Scholarships for Undergraduates Scholarships in India Scholarship Status SC Scholarship SC ST Obc Scholarship Sensodyne Ida Shining Star Scholarship Programme Sitaram Jindal Scholarship SSP Scholarship ST Scholarship SVMCM Scholarship Eligibility Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Technip Energies India Scholarship Programme Telangana Scholarship The Tata Capital Pankh Scholarship Programme Top Scholarships for Medical Students Top Scholarships For Students Of Andhra Pradesh Tripura Scholarship Ugc Scholarship UP Post-Matric Scholarships UP Pre-Matric Scholarships UP Scholarship UP Scholarship Correction UP Scholarship Login UP Scholarship Registration UP Scholarship Renewal UP Scholarship Status Uttarakhand Scholarship Vidyalakshmi Portal Virchow Scholarship Programme VHTC WBMDFC West Bengal Scholarship