Amar Chitra Katha Scholarships For Children In India in 2011

Where can I get the application form for the Amar Chitra Katha scholarship? What is the registration process for getting the Amar Chitra Katha scholarship? This article answers these queries by giving complete information on the eligibility, amount, and application process for the Amar Chitra Katha scholarship.

At some time or other during your childhood, you must have surely read an Amar Chitra Katha comic. Fascinating tales from mythology, classic tales of Akbar and Birbal, educational fables, funny stories...all these and more were beautifully narrated in Amar Chitra Katha comics. In fact, Amar Chitra Katha comics were a staple reading diet for most kids in India - including me! Anant Pai, the founder of these comics, reached out to millions of Indian children, letting us explore the culture of our country and teaching us in a fun way our ancient folklore and mythology. Uncle Pai, as he was fondly known, passed away in February this year.

In his memory, his widow Lalitha Pai has launched a Amar Chitra Katha scholarship. This scholarship will be available to children across India who are in the 10-15 years age group. The scholarship winners will be free to pursue their own academic & extra-curricular activities.

Features of Amar Chitra Katha scholarship India

  • It is only for children in the age group of 10-15 years.
  • Only one entry per child will be accepted.
  • It is an annual scholarship, beginning from this year.
  • Those who apply for the scholarship will not be judged on the basis of their academic performance. Instead, they simply have to answer a series of multiple-choice questions and will have to write an essay which will be mentioned in the application form.
  • There is no fee for Amar Chitra Katha scholarship application form. It is completely free.
  • Amar Chitra Katha scholarship amounts: The national winner will get Rs.11lakh. There will also be 7 special metro winners and 71 city winners

  • Where to get Amar Chitra Katha scholarship application form:-
  • You can get the form at all Big Bazaar stores in India from July 14th 2011 to August 7th 2011.
  • You can also download the form from the website: Amar Chitra Katha scholarship application. At this website, you can try out a series of questions of the type which will be asked in the actual application test.
  • Contact information for Amar Chitra Katha scholarship: 022-40497235/36

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