for YTS2011 is ended
All current students
of architecture at any COA authorized school in India are elibible. Each
eligible student can make one proposal per scholarship year.
Past winners / finalists of YTS are NOT eligible to participate again.
The focus area cannot be related to:
"Chola Temple Architecture"
YTS 2007/8 winner
"Mughal architecture" YTS
YTS 2009 runners-up.
"Rajasthani Architecture" YTS 2010
"Gujarat Islamic Architecture" YTS 2010
the Feb 15th 2011 deadline) for stage one:
1. Register here first. (deadline ended)
2. Visit this page
and get your registration number. (You need this number to send your application
- see below)
3. Download application form in Microsoft PPT file from here.
(If you dont have Microsoft Office, you could use the free open
office program to complete the application.
4. Complete the application per the requirements. (A sample filled in
application form in PDF format is available here.)
5. Create a PDF of your application. The size of the PDF cannot be bigger
than 5 MB. You should edit / resize your images to make the PDF size less
than 5 MB.
6. Email the completed application form in PDF format to "firstname.lastname@example.org".
You have to send only the PDF file. Any other file format is unacceptable.
The status of your entry
will be updated here.
If you dont see your entry updated even after 72 hours of submitting it,
please contact us.
If the total number of applications exceeds 10, a first set of jury will
shortlist the number of entries to 10.
The second jury will pick two finalists out of the shortlisted 10 entries.
Both the finalists will be awarded the
first installment of the scholarship (INR 2500).
You need to be one of the First Stage Finalists to participate in this
stage. Requirements for this stage include:
If you are one of the finalists,
you have to confirm that the pictures that comprised your entry are indeed
photographed by you and have to agree to the following:
- You will complete the second
stage of the scholarship and all necessary requirements based on your
proposed focus area. The second stage should be completed within the
- You will submit (by the
scheduled deadline) to YTS and the NITT
- Department of Architecture coordinator Prof. Rajendra Babu each a
compact disc or DVD that contains:
- Atleast 100 digital
pictures (JPG format, not less than 8 mega pixels each) taken during
- These pictures should
be named per the convention: (For eg. TajMahal Front side
View Agra.jpg or "LIC building Curtain wall detail Delhi.jpg"
or "Sangath Front Elevation Ahmedabad.jpg"). All information
(your contact, architect name, year of construction, etc.) should
be placed in the file property summary field.
- A one page information
sheet in txt or doc format about the places your covered,
general description of the architecture, where and how to get more
information, etc. and also your
contact information - email / phone / permanent address.
- You will agree to allow
the YTS to display / exhibit the photos (online as well as in print
format) for academic purposes or use it in any other way for NON
commercial uses. You will be credited appropriately for all of your
- You will grant the Attribution
+ Noncommercial (by-nc) licence for all the pictures submitted
In a nutshell, this license means that anyone using your photos will
attribute credits to you & they cannot use them for commercial purposes
and any alteration to the photos will have be distributed under the
same or similar license.
- You will give a slide presentation
on your travel at your Department / School of Architecture, after you
complete the second stage. The exact date and time of the presentation
should be finalized with your staff coordinator.
- You will upload all the
pictures taken during your travel to the YTS website so that the Jury
can decide the winner. More information on uploading the pictures will
be given to you later.
- You agree to give feedback
on this YTS program so that we can refine the process.
Decision taken by Nicholas
Iyadurai will be final on any matters relating to the scholarship.
Upon successful completion of the second stage, the winner will be selected
by the jury based on their uploaded photographs or presentation. The winner
will get an award of INR 5000 and the runner-up INR 2500.