Competition Rules

Requirements for Applicants

  • The applicant must be a student or a recent graduate of last three years
  • The applicant should be at least 18 years old and a resident of India.
  • In case the applicant is chosen as the recipient of the award he/she should agree to all Terms and Conditions, as listed below, upon accepting the award.

Terms and Conditions for the Recipient

  • The recipient will accept the award by formally signing an agreement with Articulating Women. Once the recipient accepts the award, which includes funding to complete a body of work, he/she cannot withdraw their acceptance and will have to comply with the schedule provided by the organisers.
  • The recipient will be expected to maintain contact with Chinar Shah, one of the Competition Organisers on a regular basis. Mentoring will be available for the those selected. A schedule of meetings (in person or via Skype) will be established before the initial payment of 22,000 rupees. Final payment will be conditional on maintaining contact and submitting the project on time.
  • Before the selected winners can commence their proposed project, copyright forms and ethics approval must be approved. The required forms for ethics approval and for copyright agreement can be found on the project website: www.empowering-women.net.
  • Those submitting proposals should bear in mind that Articulating Women will hold the right to use the film or photo-essay internationally and in perpetuity in project exhibitions, public screenings, book and catalogue publications, and educational materials. The film or photo-essay will also be published on the project website with due credit to the artist.