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Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance

Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance


The Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance is given in recognition of excellence and achievement in performance or research studies in Indian Dance. Both undergraduate and graduate students in Dance are eligible to apply, but preference will be given to undergraduate applicants. Selection/eligibility criteria include sound academic standing. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need. The Manorama Award in Indian Dance was established by renowned Indian classical dancer and choreographer Menaka Thakkar in memory of her mother. The award is supported through the Manorama and Bhanuchandra Thakkar Endowment Fund.

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