Nihar Gala Award 2024

Welcome to the Nihar Gala Award, a platform dedicated to honoring and celebrating the remarkable achievements of student athletes. This is where we shine a spotlight on the individuals who excel not only in their chosen sports but also in their academic pursuits. Through the Nihar Gala Award, we acknowledge the dedication, hard work, and unwavering commitment of these exceptional student athletes and provide them with the recognition and support they deserve. Join us in exploring the stories of these inspiring young athletes who embody the values of determination, perseverance, and excellence.

Criteria

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Nihar Gala Award for Student Athletes, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Student Athlete Status: Applicants should be current student athletes either in high school or university in the United States.
  • Academic Commitment: Eligible students should be committed to their academic pursuits while actively participating in sports.
  • Demonstrated Excellence: Candidates should showcase excellence in both their chosen sport and their academic endeavors.
  • Balanced Commitment: The ideal applicants are those who demonstrate a strong commitment to both sports and education, effectively balancing their athletic and academic responsibilities.
  • Essay Contest: The selection of the award recipient will be based on the submission of a creative essay. Applicants are required to submit an essay of under 1000 words that addresses the following prompt:

“Reflect on a substantial life experience that presented notable challenges. Explain the strategies you employed to surmount this experience and, most importantly, illustrate how it played a pivotal role in your personal development and growth.”

The Nihar Gala Award for Student Athletes aims to recognize and support those student athletes who embody the values of determination, dedication, and excellence both on and off the field.

Details

Amount

$1,000

Deadline

The deadline to apply for the grant is July 15, 2024.

Winner

The winner for the grant will be announced August 15, 2024.

How To Apply

Applying for the Nihar Gala Award for Student Athletes is a straightforward process. Follow these steps to submit your application:

  1. Eligibility Check: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the “Criteria for Eligibility” section.
  2. Prepare Your Essay: Write a creative essay of under 1000 words that addresses the provided prompt: “Reflect on a substantial life experience that presented notable challenges. Explain the strategies you employed to surmount this experience and, most importantly, illustrate how it played a pivotal role in your personal development and growth.”
  3. Compile Required Information: Gather any necessary information or documentation that may be required during the application process, such as your contact details and academic and athletic achievements.
  4. Submission: Send your essay and any required information to the designated submission email or platform, as specified in the award announcement.
  5. Deadline: Ensure that your application is submitted before the stated deadline for the current award cycle.
  6. Review and Selection: After the submission period ends, the essays will be reviewed, and one outstanding student athlete will be selected as the award recipient based on the quality of their essay.
  7. Winner Announcement: The winner will be officially announced, and the award will be presented as per the schedule.
  8. Email Your Application:¬†Send your Word Document essay and the requested information to the following email address:¬†[email protected]