“If you don’t know that an opportunity exists, you don’t get that opportunity.”

PatnaBeats in association with DexConnect connects students with educational opportunities every week.

DexConnect is a global organisation that gives students from all over the world the chance to nurture and hone their talents by providing them with a hoard of opportunities. And this time, PatnaBeats has collaborated with them in order to provide all the Biharis with opportunities on an international ground so that they can take their talent to the next level.

Global Talent Alert invites interested contenders from all parts of the world to come and participate in the various competitions organised by different organisations and get a chance to showcase their dexterity on an international platform. There are a number of competitions such as photography competition, essay competition and many more.  The deadline for every competition along with the prize money is provided below.
Hurry up! Register yourselves and make your talent go global.



CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2017

Deadline: November 10, 2017

Organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Heritage India Quiz is one of the most prestigious high school quiz competitions.  Each school will be represented by three students who may be selected from classes IX-XII. Interested schools should submit the registration form and confirm their participation before the deadline by filling in the online registration form available at www.cbseacademic.in. Winners will be felicitated by the central government and offered cash prizes of several lakhs.

Link: CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2017



Luis Valtueña Humanitarian Photography Award

Deadline: November 10, 2017

The competition is open to adult amateur and professional photographers of any nationality. The task is to collect real stories captured in images that become testimonies and denunciations of social injustices. The winner will receive a project grant of 6,000 euros to develop a photography project composed of at least 50 photos and a 30 minute video shoot in Spain or in other countries.

Link: Luis Valtueña Humanitarian Photography Award


Jacques Rougerie Foundation International Competition in Architecture

Deadline: November 19, 2017

Architects, designers, engineers, artists and urban planners are given a unique opportunity to win one of the three prizes of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation – Institut de France by creating innovative and ambitious projects on topics of sea, space or sea level rise. Winners share a sum of €30,000 among themselves as prize money.

Link: Jacques Rougerie Foundation International Competition in Architecture


National Science Film Festival of India

Deadline: November 29, 2017

Vigyan Prasar, under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India invites entries for 8th National Science Film Festival of India 2018 from students of Class 6 to 12, college students, independent filmmakers, production houses and Government organizations. Films in different duration and age categories can be submitted and will be eligible for cash awards of up to Rs. 1,00,000.

Link: National Science Film Festival of India


Ministry of Culture Young Artists Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Online applications are invited by the Ministry Of Culture, Govt. of India for the award of scholarships from young artists (18 – 25) of outstanding promise in the fields of Indian Music, dance and different form of arts. Each selected scholar will be paid at Rs. 5000/- per month for a period of two years to cover their living expenses.

Link: Ministry of Culture Young Artists Scholarship


Pragati Scholarship for Girls

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Applications are being invited from girl students in high schools to pursue technical education on scholarship from the government. The scheme will offer Rs. 30,000 per annum to 4,000 girls in India to enroll in a Degree/Diploma course in any of the AICTE approved institutions. All applications shall be received online using the AICTE site.

Link: Pragati Scholarship for Girls


Urban Photographer of the Year Competition

Deadline: November 30, 2017

The competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers alike to capture the essence of the urban environment. The winner will receive a photography trip of a lifetime to a destination of their choice for themselves and a friend. Previous winners have visited locations including Turkey, Morocco, Bhutan and Namibia.

Link: Urban Photographer of the Year Competition


John S Knight Fellowship at Stanford

Deadline: December 04, 2017

The JSK Journalism Fellowships supports diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to the most urgent issues facing journalism. Stanford University will select up to 20 fellows for their next class. JSK Fellows receive several benefits, including base stipends of $75,000, health insurance and Stanford tuition. The total financial support to fellows ranges from $95,000 to $145,000. There are no minimum educational requirements for applying.

Link: John S Knight Fellowship at Stanford