Registration opens for World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019, Apply before 31 December 2018

Published on : 13 Nov 2018
World Forestry Day Photography Contest

To celebrate the life in a forest, the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal invites applications for the World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019. Those applicants who are belonging to any college/university or any environment/forest management professional background are eligible to apply. The contest organizes with a motive to expand the key message of saving forestry life to a large number of masses across the country. This is an initiative to bring people together and supports every aspect of nature and persuades people to protect them.

The World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019 aims to spread awareness with the help of similar minded people or professionals. Every year the contest asks natives to go outside and capture some creative pictures of Forests and wildlife. The last date to enrol for the World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019 is 31 December 2018.

World Forestry Day Photography Contest: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2018
Class / Course Post Graduates, Undergraduates, Graduate
Scholarship Type Skill Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount ₹ 25,000/- to 15,000/-
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Under the World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019, the applicants are encouraged to protect woodlands and trees. For the contest, participants need to send their clicks to the contest cell of the Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal. Read through the article to know the eligibility criteria, amount of the fellowship, steps to apply, important documents, and other important details.

About the scholarship:

The World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019 provides a platform to young dynamic contestants and motivates them to capture the timberland in India. All the qualified winners will get a chance to showcase their creative picture in the exhibition which is held in Bhopal, India.

Highlights of the Scholarship Scheme:

  • The closing date to submit an entry is 31 December 2018.
  • Participants need to capture the beauty of the forest life.
  • College students or any environment/forest management professional are eligible to apply.
  • The contest aims to persuade the message of protecting forestry and its culture.

Important Dates:

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Dates

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The last date to submit an application

31 December 2018

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Date of final result announcement

In the month of February 2019

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Exhibition of the photographs

21 March 2019

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Scholarship Amount:

The World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019 provides an opportunity to the top three winners of the completion and offers them a reward price worth of ₹ 25,000, ₹ 20,000 and ₹ 15,000 respectively. Along with the cash prize, the best photographs of the screening round will shortlist for the exhibition in Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal.

Essential Information:

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Offered By

The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal

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Scholarship name

World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019

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Available for

College students or any environment/forest management professional

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Awards

First position holder: ₹ 25,000/-

Second position holder: ₹ 20,000/-

Third position holder: ₹ 15,000/-

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Total number of scholarships

3

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Eligibility Criteria:

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Participants who are eligible for the scholarship program

Nationality:

  • Only Indian residents are allowed to apply.

 

Educational Background:

  • An applicant must be enrolled in any recognized Indian college or university.
  • Those participants who are belonging to any college/university or any environment/forest management professional are also eligible to apply.

 

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Participants who are not eligible:

 

  • The members of the organizing team will not consider as an eligible candidate.
  • Employees of the Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal may enter their registration in the contest but they will not get nominated for any reward money.

 

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Steps to Apply:

Applicants can send their entry through both online or offline mode.

For the online mode of application: Participants are advised to send a soft copy of the photograph and email at bvec@iifm.ac.in. Candidates need to submit the file name of an image in the given format: Contestant First Name_College/ organization.

For the offline mode of application: Participants need to send a copy of the photograph in (8X10 inch) to the below-mentioned address:

Office of the Chairman,

Brand Value Enhancement and Public Relations Cell,

Indian Institute of Forest Management,

Nehru Nagar, Bhopal (MP), PIN-462003

Also, applicants need to write down their name, email id, contact number, location, date, and time along with the caption of the photograph on the backside of a copy.

Selection Criteria:

The entries of the contest will be evaluated by the expert panel of the World Forestry Day Photography Contest 2019. The jury will decide the winners on the following basis:

  1. Quality of the photograph (tone, colors, sharpness, exposure, etc)
  2. Creative key message (An idea of the picture, and caption)

Firstly students will be shortlisted on the basis of their photographs. After that only 10% of total entries will shortlist for the screening round. At last, only the top 3 most versatile shots will be selected as a winner and receive a cash prize decided by the organizers.

Rules and Regulations:

  • The contestants need to capture the ideal shots of flora and fauna conservation while clicking the photographs.
  • Those images which will disobey or violate the forest conservation ideas will face disqualification.
  • Participants need to submit a sum total of 2 photographs for the contest.
  • The pictures of the contest must be taken in India.
  • The size of the photographs must be in 1024X768 pixels only.
  • Candidates need to submit their original work in TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF or in Raw Format.
  • The date or day will be mentioned at the top side of the picture.
  • The decision of the jury will be considered as final.
  • The jury will reserve the rights to call for original content to verify.



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