Applicant will be required to provide the following:- Short bio (English or Hindi)- A recent video clip (within the last 3 months) of the student- A letter of recommendation from their guru- A statement of how they intend to use the scholarship assistance- Signed waiver/legal notice
Follow-up telephone/video interviews might be requested.________________________________________________________
Eligibility Criteria to become an ICMA Scholar
- Sincere and purposeful pursuit of classical music or art education towards a career in music or art (not for hobbyists)- Age Limit: 18 – 25 years of age (after 12th std. but before a full time career)- Must be learning from a guru who is willing to recommend and continue to guide (no self-learners)- Must have minimum 5 years of prior training in the music/art form at the time of application (not for complete beginners)- Must demonstrate continued effort and excellence (as judged by ICMA)- Must submit quarterly progress report (audio/video) to maintain eligibility – funding is contingent on meeting quarterly deadlines- Financial Need: ICMA Scholars will be prioritized based on merit and financial need. All applicants will be required to provide their family (household) income.
NOTE: ICMA will own rights to all audio/video materials submitted and can use these for the purposes of advancing the scholarship program further