Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition 2016

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition 2017

Last date to apply

December 01, 2016

About Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition

  • Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition 2017 is an initiative by University of Cambridge to attract those students to attend Cambridge summer school who are unable to do so because of lack of financial resources.
  • Program Details: The scholarship will be provided for 2 Summer School programs of University of Cambridge:
    • A 3 weeks program starting in July or August Program (Fee: INR 4.4 lakh).
    • 1 week Global Leaders course (Fee: INR 2.7 lakh)
  • Scholarship: Based on the careful argumentation, clear structure and personality of the essays, total 5 candidates will be selected for the award of the scholarship.
    • 2 of them will qualify for 3 weeks program.
    • 3 students will be awarded tuition fee for 1-week program
  • The scholarship amount only covers the tuition fee expenses excluding travel expenses, lunch, insurance and lunch expenses.
  • Topic of Essay Writing: To avail the scholarship, candidates are required to write a 1000 word essay on the following topic “What are the most important skills and attributes needed to tackle the global issues of the 21st Century, and how can young people acquire them?”

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Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Age between 14-18 years
Details
  • Nationality: The competition is open for students of all nationalities.
  • Age: The applicants should belong to the age group of 14-18 years.
  • Educational Qualification: The student needs to be enrolled in High Schools studies.

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Reward

The candidates selected for the award of scholarship will become a part of the educational program offered by Cambridge. The details of the prizes are:

  • First Prize: Maximum 2 candidates will be selected for the award of First Prize and will be entitled to 100% of the program fee for 3 weeks Cambridge program offered in July or August 2017.
  • Second Prize: A maximum 3 students will be awarded with scholarship offering 100% program fee for 1 week Global Leadership Course 2017.
  • Fee for Summer Program: The cost of 3 week course at Cambridge is 4395 British Pound (Approx. INR 4.4 lakh) while for 1 week course the fee is 2695 British Pound (Approx. INR 2.7 lakh).

Fee for Summer Program: The cost of 3 week course at Cambridge is 4395 British Pound (Approx. INR 4.4 lakh) while for 1 week course the fee is 2695 British Pound (Approx. INR 2.7 lakh).

Exclusions: The scholarship does not provides any financial assistance to cover up the cost of air fare, accommodation etc. Only those items are covered in scholarships which are generally covered in Tuition fee.

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Application form and Process

The students willing to participate in the competition should write an essay on the topic provided and submit it. The details of the application process are:

  • Registration: The students willing to participate in the Competition should start with registering themselves on Reach Cambridge’s registration page and once registration has been done, students can submit their essay by clicking of Scholarship tab. >> Click here to register for Reach for Cambridge.
  • Details of Essay: The candidates should write and submit the essay as per the following criteria:
    • Topic of Essay: “What are the most important skills and attributes needed to tackle the global issues of the 21st Century, and how can young people acquire them?”
    • Word Limit: The essay needs to have maximum 1000 words.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Students should also get a letter of recommendation from a staff member of the respective schools. The letter needs to be submitted directly to scholarship@reachcambridge.com. The Letter needs to be on the header paper, highlighting the suitability of the candidate for the scholarship, their academic excellence and a brief explanation of student’s financial background.  
  • Other required details: In addition to the letter of recommendation, the student should complete the following sections the School Transcript, Signature, Parent Info, and School Info sections of your account.

Submission of Reach Cambridge Essay Competition Application Form

The submission of the essay needs to be done by December 01, 2016 using the online registration and submission system.

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the following factors of the essay:

  • Careful argumentation
  • Clear structure
  • Personality
  • In addition to the above qualities in the essay, the Letter of Recommendation supplied by the school will also be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 31st December 2016, and will be invited for an online interview.

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Address

23 King Street,Cambridge
CB1 1AH, United Kingdom

Reach Cambridge Scholarship Essay Competition Contact Details

  • International: +44 8708 031 732
  • Fax: +44 8707 625 542
  • Email: info@reachcambridge.com

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