It is our pleasure to announce the commencement of scholarship scheme 2012.Through the scholarship scheme SPIC MACAY makes an attempt to bring the students closer to a world of wisdom, inspiration, dreams, discovery and exploration. It brings them in contact with such dedicated and acclaimed people who have achieved a lot in their respective fields through the strength that comes from sheer hard work, discipline and inherent talent.
The likely Gurus are His Holiness Dalai Lama’s Monastery, Pt. Birju Maharaj, Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Smt. Girija Devi, Smt Anjolie Ela Menon, Guru Ammannur M Chakyar’s pupil, G.Venu and Kapila Nangiar, Ustad Fariduddin Dagar,Shri Dadi Padmjee, Smt. Girja Devi, Janab Abdul Rashid Khan, Swami Niranjananand Saraswati / Swami Satyasangananda of Bihar School of Yoga, Smt. Aruna Roy, Shri. J. Gurappa Chetty of kalamkari, Shri Prakash Amte,Shri Shivanand Hegde of Yakshgana, Kerala Kalamandalam for Kathakali, Smt Teejan Bai, Pt. Kumar Bose, Smt. Daya Bai. Smt. Prerna Shrimali (Kathak), Shree Hirachand Vikamshi (Painting), Pt.Govindrao Deshmukh (Tabla), Swami Dayanand Saraswati.
This year we are also planning a unique Gurukul Anubhav for some of the selected candidates as part of this whole plan, where we will take 5-6 prominent Gurus to an Ashram (Chinmaya Vibhuti) near Pune, to stay there with their selected candidates for one month. In the serene environment of the Ashram, spending exclusive time with their Gurus, candidates will get much elevated and intense experience. For this we will selected around 8-10 candidates for each Guru. Dr. Kiran Seth himself will be there to conduct the morning Nadyoga, Hathyoga and meditation sessions, which will start from 4 am till 8 am. I will also be there to oversee the conduct of whole plan. Expected Gurus for this exclusive plan will be: Shri Kalamandalam Gopi, Us. Fariduddin Dagar, Shri Dadi Padmamjee, Smt. Teejan Bai ji etc.
For submitting the application the candidate can use the above mentioned tentative list of Likely Gurus. To apply the candidate should send his / her profile, along with a one page write-up on “Why I want to go”. Candidates can download the form from our website (www.spicmacay.com) from Scholarship Scheme link. Selected candidates will be called for interview.
All final selected candidates for this scheme will have to furnish a bond of Rs. 5,000/-, which will be refunded after successful completion of the tenure.The scheme will commence in the months of May, June and July, each candidate will be required to stay with the Guru for a month.Please send your applications at the following address by 7th Fabruary:
Rules and Regulations:
1. The scholarship entails staying with a guru for one month in summer. Travel expenses to and from the guru’s residence (Second Class Sleeper) will be borne by SPIC MACAY.
2. Applications screened for the interview will be informed by email / phone, following which they will have to present themselves at specified centers. Please note that travel expenses incurred for interviews will have to be borne by the applicants.
3. While the selection panel does its utmost to place the applicants with one of the gurus of their choice, this may not always be possible. In such cases, the decision of the panel in placing the student will be final.For further and complete details, please refer to the scholarship document at our website (www.spicmacay.com) under scholarship scheme link. Pls also find the application form attached with this mail.
For any further query pls contact Scholarship Coordinators:
R M Tiwari: 9219506066
Pankaj Malhotra: 9897170917
41/42, Lucknow Road, Delhi-110054
or mail at: