FICA Emerging Artist Award 2022

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EligibilityYoung artists between age of 18 to 35 years
AwardA financial grant and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 12-07-2022   Posted By : Salma

FICA Emerging Artist Award 2022 is an initiative by the Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (a non-profit organisation in New Delhi in collaboration with the Mrinalini Mukherjee Foundation) for young artists of the age group 18 to 35 years. The selected scholars will receive variable awards.

  • FICA Emerging Artist Award 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be an Indian citizen
    • Be between 18 and 35 years of age


    Note - Overseas Citizens of India and Non-Indian Residents are not eligible.


    The award supports the 10 art practitioners through a financial grant, a mentorship programme and an exhibitory component. 

    • ​​​​​A current resume
    • An artist’s statement, explaining practice and interests, and a brief explanation of the works submitted
    • Images of up to 20 works, each image labelled with the artist’s name, title of work, date, dimensions and medium. If works are part of a series please provide multiple images (each series will be considered a separate work). 


    For video files - 

    • Please use MPEG, MP4, AVI, WAV file formats only, compatible with VLC/Quicktime Player. 
    • The applicant can add video links within the PDF itself, or send the files to us separately via direct email/Google Drive/Dropbox/WeTransfer, or any other such file-sharing platform through email at - 
    • In the case of file-sharing platforms where links expire, another link will be requested from the candidate in writing. 
    • If the applicant is sending video files, please mention what medium of transfer will be used, in the email and PDF.


    Note - All the documents must be submitted in a single PDF.

    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button
    Step 2: Navigate to 'Application Material' and click on 'download here'.
    Step 3: Download the EAA+ application form.
    Step 4: Send the application form through email at - with the subject line as - 'EAA+ Application 2022, (Name of Applicant)'. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 25th July 2022

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be based on the eligibility criteria.

Terms and Conditions
  • Incomplete applications and/or applications submitted to any other FICA email ID will not be accepted.
  • Please note that we will not individually acknowledge the receipt of applications given the volume of submissions received.


Note - For detailed information, kindly go through the 'Fellowship Detail Document'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by June, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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