SAARC Youth Award 2011

SAARC Youth Award 2011 - Applications invited for SAARC Youth Award 2011

SAARC Youth Award 2011

SAARC Youth Award 2011 - Applications invited for SAARC Youth Award 2011

SAARC invites applications for the "SAARC Youth Award - 2011". The aim of the Scheme is to provide suitable recognition to extra-ordinary young talents and encourage the overall development of the youth in the region, in particular fields of contribution to society.

Objectives:

i. Recognize the outstanding work done by young persons;

ii. Provide youth the incentive to achieve excellence in various fields;

iii. Improve educational and technical skills of youth and to encourage them in creative activities; and

iv. Encourage among youth positive social attitudes and values.

Theme of the Award:

The theme of the Award - 2011 has been decided as "Youth Leadership in the fight against social ills". It is intended that the Award will be conferred at a Ministerial meeting in second half of 2012.

Eligibility:

The Award is open to Indian nationals who are within the age group of 20-35 years as on April 15, 2012.

Description of Award:

i. A citation in English;

ii. A SAARC Gold Medal;

iii. A cash prize of US$3000.00 (Three thousand US Dollars)

iv. Per diem and return air ticket for travel to the venue of the presentation of the award.

Last date:

The last date for receipt of applications on the prescribed format is 5 March, 2012. Neat and typed applications along with necessary documents should reach the following address on or before the last date.

Attache (SAARC), Ministry of External Affairs

C/o AO(PB-1), Room No. 4077, 'B' Wing, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, 23-D, Janpath, New Delhi-110001.

Application form is available at http://mea.gov.in. http://www.indiandiplomacv.in. and by email: aosaarcfgigmail.com

Note: Incomplete applications and entries received after the deadline will not be entertained.

For more details visit : http://mea.gov.in

SAARC Youth Award 2011 - Applications invited for SAARC Youth Award 2011