How to apply?

Do you want to apply to be an IndianRaga Fellow?
It is super easy! Just apply in any genre of your choice and submit a 3-5 min performance video link

What are the costs involved?

1.There is an application fee for New Fellows ($65/£50/₹3500), and detailed
feedback is given to each applicant by our expert panel.
2.Application fee for Returning Fellows is $35/£30/₹2000.
3.If selected, there is a program fee ($500/£250/₹10000) for New Fellows that helps us cover part of the mentorship and production costs.
4.Program fee for Returning Fellows is $300/£200/₹8000.
5.Fellows have to arrange for their own travel, accommodation and other costs associated with attending Fellowship Week.

note: GST to be added for all fees in India

FAQs on the Application Process. If you still have questions, email

Yes, many Fellows apply in multiple categories because you have to be selected as a Fellow for each genre/category that you wish to perform. Just submit an application separately for each category.

Just choose Other and specify what the category is in the form itself. We are constantly looking to add new and diverse categories and genres to the Fellowship, so we welcome all entries. Similarly if the genre is not listed, choose Other and specify the details.

No. Only online applications through our form are accepted

No. It can be a simple home-made video, we are not evaluating your production skills. Please have bright or natural lighting, a static camera in landscape mode that does not move. No editing or adding special effects is allowed. Please do not submit live stage performance videos, it has to be specially shot for IndianRaga Fellowship

The content should reflect your most advanced skills.

All vocal and melodic instrumental entries must have a tanpura/sruthi box/iTanpura in the background for Indian classical, semi-classical and film songs.

Percussionists must send in videos of them ‘accompanying’ someone, not solo. The artists who is being accompanied will not be evaluated.
Dancers can send in videos in practice clothes, it does not have to be full costume
Pre-recorded videos such as arangetrams, professionally produced and edited videos are not allowed. The submission must be recorded specifically for the IndianRaga Fellowship.