Talent Scholarships Finding More Takers Than Merit Scholarships: 4 Scholarship Programs For Indian Creative Savants
Students who wish to excel with their artistic abilities are now being provided with institutional and financial support to continue pursuing their passion. Yet, about two thirds of the 14.8% student minority which is already aware about scholarships and fellowships, is still not acquainted with the fact that scholarships are not only meant for merit based criteria, but also for talent and other qualities as well.
Students in India are often subjected to the notion of academic performance being the only mode of career excellence. Thought the landmarks and foundations of this misconception have started to shake in the wake of many new career options, but Indian Education system has a long way to go before it realizes that Journalism is not just about walking in khaki pants with a diary or for that matter performing arts is only about dancing at private functions.
Students who wish to excel with their artistic abilities are now being provided with institutional and financial support to continue pursuing their passion. Yet, about two thirds of the 14.8% student minority which is already aware about scholarships and fellowships, is still not acquainted with the fact that scholarships are not only meant for merit based criteria, but also for talent and other qualities as well. Here we introduce to you some of the scholarships running this year provided by various national and international institutions, which can reward the artists just as they deserve. So this summer, don’t let the chance go by and make good use of your talents to win scholarships.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LITERARY SAVANTS AND WRITING ENTHUSIASTS
- New E-commerce Scholarship 2018-2019
MoArmouz is organizing this essay competition-based scholarship for E-commerce and electronics enthusiasts. Students who have interest in both the fields and wish to express their knowledge at an international front can submit their essay entries for this scholarship.
Eligibility: Students above age 17 studying at any accredited institution of higher education in India are invited to submit their essay entries for this scholarship.
Prizes and Awards: MoArmouz will directly fund the education of selected winner of the scholarship program by paying their academic expenses up to USD 1500.
Mode of Application: Online applications accepted
More details: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/NES9
Last date of application: February 28, 2019
- The Fountain Essay Contest 2018
The Fountain Magazine is providing this opportunity to young writers and thinkers to exhibit their talent of writing by sending their essay submissions for International Publication and Cash Reward. The competition invites entries from students for the theme "Should We Be Grateful?".
Eligibility: There is no limit of age, gender, nationality or any other criteria for all applicants. Applicants may submit their entries written in “Chicago Manual of Style”, for the limit of 2500 words.
Prizes and Awards: Top three entries of this contest will be published in the bi-monthly international magazine and will be provided with cash prizes upto USD1000
Mode of Application: Online submissions only
Last Date of Application: March 01, 2019
More Details: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/TFE5
FOR YOUNG PRODUCERS AND FILMMAKERS
- World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest 2019
Population Education an education and curriculum development initiative; is inviting applications for this International Video Making competition, which aims to highlight the matters of global challenges like Preserving Biodiversity, Sustainable Resource Use and Protecting Human Rights; via the creativity of school children from classes 6 to 12. Winners will be awarded cash prizes and international appreciation certificates.
Eligibility: Students from Class 6 to 12 studying from any recognized board of education in India can apply for the ‘Best International Video’ category.
Prizes and Awards: Best International Video winner from India (Asia) will be awarded a cash prize upto USD 1000.
Mode of Application: Online application with video submission
Last date of application: 28 February 2019
More details: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/SVC1
FOR CREATIVE ARTISTS WITH THE RIGHT BRUSH STROKES TO EXHIBIT
- Design a Logo for Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) 2019
Department of Social Justice and Empowerment under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, is inviting applications for designing the logo of Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) which is a rural development scheme. One selected logo design will fetch the applicant cash prize and central recognition.
Eligibility: All Indian citizens can apply for this contest, by submitting colour versions of their designed logo for the scheme.
Awards: The winner of the logo contest shall receive prize money worth INR 25,000.
Mode of Application: Online submission of CYMK and RGB file of the designed logo, followed by submission of EPS/CDR/PSD file upon selection.
Last date of application: March 01, 2019
More details: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/SDS6
There are a lot of opportunities around which don’t just measure one’s abilities based on merit. Not only talent but many, means-based scholarships and sports based scholarships are also helping students, stretch the social barriers of finance and prejudice to make a better world for themselves. It’s always about how one chooses to embrace one’s talent, and these scholarships provide you with just the chance to do so. Good luck with your talent!
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