About igenius Scholarship Programme 2010
Designed by the renowned Derek 'O' Brien, Max New York Life igenius scholarship programme 2010 was launched in February 2010 as a comprehensive all round talent recognition & reward initiative for children from classes 3 to 8.
In its 1st edition, the Max New York Life igenius scholarship programme saw almost a million participants joining the programme from every nook & corner of the nation.
The eminent jury comprising Derek O'Brien, Niel O'Brien, Palash Sen, Ruskin Bond and Mr. Rajesh Sud (M.D. Max New York Life Insurance) evaluated these participants through the various stages of the scholarship programme.
igenius Scholarship Categories & Stages
For children in 2 categories, i.e. Junior (class 3-5) and Senior (class 6-8), the igenius scholarship 2010 was spread in 4 stages over a period of 9 months. The participants were required to go through various levels of screening that involved written tests in stage 1 & 2, video interaction with experts and performance in front of live audience.
igenius Scholarship 2010 Grand Finale & Winners
The igenius Scholarship grand finale was held as a glittering ceremony at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi on 15th Nov, 2010. Besides the igenius kids and their parents, the event was attended by eminent personalities from the jury, Max New York Life Insurance's senior management and media.
After 9 months & 4 stages of hard work, Shruti Bhardwaj from Delhi emerged victorious in Junior category winning the grand prize. There was a stiffer competition in the Senior category that saw joint 1st prize winners in Siddharth Yadav from Bulandsheher and Nityashree Ramakrishna from Bangalore.
The rest of the participants shortlisted for grand finale received scholarships worth Rs 1 Lac each. Additionally, the 3rd and consolation prize winners were also announced.
igenius – India’s Largest Parent - Child Online Community
Today, with almost a million participants and over 50 thousand fans on igenius Facebook page, Max New York Life igenius has evolved as one of India's most engaged parent-child online community. The community aims at partnering parents in wholesome development of children and provide a platform for parents to discuss opportunities that would help hone their children’s hidden talents.
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igenius Blog: http://www.igeniusblog.com