What is the eligibility criteria for The Foundation School’s Open Art Competition ?

What is the eligibility criteria for The Foundation School’s Open Art Competition ?

Ashish Aggarwal asked April 6, 2017

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Meenakshi Tripathi April 6, 2017

The Foundation School's Open Art Competition is organised by The Foundation School, Bangalore (An IIT/IIM Alumni School).

ELIGIBILITY : The competition is Open to all students from classes 1 to 12 studying in any school in India. Home schooled students, or those studying in alternative schools are also eligible.

PRIZES : The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded for each category. There will also be up to 5 additional prizes in each category for entries that have shown a high degree of originality, creativity, knowledge, techniques etc. The 5 categories are "Class 1 and 2", "Class 3 and 4", "Class 5 and 6", "Class 7 and 8" and "Class 9, 10, 11 and 12".


  1. Medium: The work of art can be a sketch, drawing or a painting in any medium such as water colours, crayons, pencils, charcoal, oil paintings etc. There is no specific theme or topic for this competition and you can submit as many entries as you like.
  1. Original: The work of art should be original i.e. it must have been created by the participant herself or himself.
  1. Creation date: The work of art should have been created after June 1st 2015.
  1. Infringement: The work of art must not infringe or violate others' rights, trade marks, intellectual property rights and copyrights.
  1. Proper Content: The work of art must not contain any material that is inappropriate at school student levels. They should not violate any rules of India and should not be indecent, offensive, hateful, defamatory and unsuitable for public display and publication.
  1. Rights: By submitting your work for this competition, you give The Foundation School, permanent non-exclusive rights to publish your work of art on any media including online/internet based media and on print media. You will still retain ownership of your original work of art.
  1. Judging: The Foundation School will appoint a panel of art experts who will judge all valid entries. The decision of this panel will be final and no communication regarding the results will be entertained. It is possible that some prizes may not be given if the quality of entries are not up to the mark.

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