Shell Ideas360 Global Competition

Description: A global competition organised by Shell International for students to develop game-changing ideas for tackling energy, water and food issues.

Eligibility: All college students above 18 years of age.

Application: By email or post

Prizes & Rewards: A National Geographic expedition, taken during the university summer vacation period in 2014 and also many gifts

Deadline: December 1


Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award

Description: An attractive, career-oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and a desire to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology.

Eligibility: Young investigators up to the age of 35 years with PhD in any branch of the life sciences.

Application: By email or post

Prizes & Rewards: Cash award Rs. 1 lakh every year for awardees having a regular employment and Rs. 40,000 per month for those who don’t have regular employment.

Rs. 50 lakh grants-in-aid for a project.

Deadline: December 6


All India Annual Art Competition and Exhibition -2013

Description: Promote and provide an infrastructure for affordable art, to reach every home, facilitate and perform non-profit philanthropic work to organise shows for deserving and upcoming artists.

Eligibility: Artists who are 18 years and above

Categories: Paintings, sculptures, graphics, drawings, photography and digital art.

Application: By post

Prizes & Rewards: Bhiku Ram Jain Art Award, total cash awards upto Rs. 5 lakh

Deadline: November 30