Geddes Scholarship 2016 by Sanskriti Foundation

Geddes Scholarship 2017 by Sanskriti Foundation

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Applications are accepted round the year

About Geddes Scholarship

  • Geddes Scholarship is offered by the Sanskriti Foundation every year for the study of the methodology and principles of Geddes town planning.
  • Sanskriti Foundation invites applications from students of planning and architecture/young professionals. 
  • The purpose of Sanskriti Foundation is to cultivate an environment for the preservation and development of the artistic and cultural expressions of India but of the world as a whole.
  • Objective: The objective of the scholarship is to promote and advance interest in and understanding of Patrick Geddes’ principles of town planning.
    • This scholarship will provide an opportunity to create awareness among young planners and architects of Geddes’ principle of ‘place, work, and folk’.
  • Duration: The duration of the scholarship will be six months.
  • On the successful completion of the study the candidate may be invited to present the findings in a seminar in Delhi.
  • Candidate will have to sign an agreement with Sanskriti Pratishthan pertaining to a regular flow of work during the scholarship period.
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted round the year

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Geddes Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Age Group: 20 to 30 years
  • Nationality: People of Indian Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Age: 20 to 30 years
  • Academic Qualification: The candidate should be enrolled at a graduate/postgraduate/research level from a recognized university or institution and /or young practicing professionals in the field of architecture and planning
  • The candidate should not be holding another scholarship/fellowship or working on any other project at the same time. 

Geddes Scholarship Reward

Geddes Scholarship Reward

The scholarship of Rs. 45,000 will be given in two phases

  • Phase 1: The first installment will be paid at the commencement of the scholarship 
  • Phase 2:  The second installment after the submission of the complete project report.

Things to be followed later

  • Three months after the commencement of the work, an interim report should be submitted to the coordinator. 
  • The report will be circulated to the Committee who may offer comments to the researcher to consider.
  • The final report when submitted will also be reviewed by the committee and any changes required can be incorporated.
  • On the successful completion of the study the candidate may be invited to present the findings in a seminar in Delhi.

Geddes Scholarship Application form and Process

Geddes Scholarship Application Process

  • The applicants can be an individual or can be a collaborative work of a group of individuals.
  • Interested Candidates should send a two page CV. 
  • The names and contact addresses/telephones of two referees should also be sent.

Specifications about the proposal and Report

  • The proposal should not merely be a compilation of reports but should contain a well researched proposal 
  • The proposal can also focus on a section of the city/mohalla.
  • Candidate has to expose the methodology of diagnostic survey and conservative surgery as a visible strategic option for the renewal of cities in India.
  • The project proposal should be written in 1500 words with reference to the specific city /section/mohalla.


Candidates can submit the research proposal, CV and names and contact/address of the two referees vai any of the following modes:

  • Mode 1: Via Post: The application should bear the title ‘Sanskriti – Geddes Scholarship ’ on the envelope if sent by post  to the below mentioned address:

Sanskriti Foundation
C-11, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi-110 016

  • Mode 2: Via Mail: The application should bear the subject line ‘Sanskriti – Geddes Scholarship and should be emailed on

Geddes Scholarship Address

Sanskriti Foundation 
C-11, Qutab Institutional Area 
New Delhi-110 016

Geddes Scholarship Contact Details

Phones: 91 11 2696 3226, 2652 7077
Fax: 91 11 2685 3383

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Sanskriti Foundation

Sanskriti Foundation is a registered Public Charitable Trust based in New Delhi, India. 

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