How to Participate in Global Village Student Scholarship Competition

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 11 January 2023
How to Participate in Global Village Student Scholarship Compitition

Two UAE students have the chance to win over Dh1 million as scholarships from Global Village through the Young Directors Award competition

Students should create a short video based on the theme, “My more wonderful world” where they tell the story of what they, or someone they know, would do to make the world a better place, or how they are already helping to build a more positive future.

The competition is divided into two age group entry categories: Juniors (aged between 5 – 10 years) and Seniors (aged between 11 – 14 years). One lucky winner will be selected from each category.

A respected judging panel that features Saeed Aljanahi, Director of Operations, Dubai Film & TV Commission, John Bell, Principal, Bloom World Academy, Nyla Usha, actress and host of The Big Breakfast Club on Hit 96.7, Emirati Director Nahla Al Fahad and Dubai Eye 103.8 radio presenter Helen Farmer, will review the entries and choose the winners.

All finalists will be invited to experience their very own red carpet inspired premiere, where their films will be shown to thousands of Global Village guests at the Kids’ Theatre stage.

Entry requirements for the Young Directors Award competition:

• Video entries should be filmed and created by the participant and should not exceed 4 minutes

• Entries can be recorded on a phone, video camera or any other device

• The competition is open to UAE residents aged between 5 and 14 years old

• Videos must be submitted before the competition closing date of February 1, 2023.

• Submissions should be uploaded to YouTube as an “unpublished” video

• The YouTube link should then be shared on the Global Village online entry form: globalvillage.ae/young-directors-award

Entries will be judged on creativity, originality, and wonderfulness, then the creators of the shortlisted entries will be interviewed by Bloom World Academy\

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