Max New York Life Insurance announces over Rs 1 cr Scholarship
Max New York Life Insurance today announced the
second edition of its popular Igenius Scholarship for over 1000 students worth Rs one crore.
During the inaugural last year, the flagship program Igenius
scholarship attracted more than one million participants across 1,000
cities. Registration for the Igenius would start from 20th April 2011 and the last
date is 15th June 2011.
Igenius scholarship 2011 is aimed to become even bigger and is expected to generate
greater participation and will also be extended to underprivileged children.
Launching the programme here today Ashish Vohra,
Senior Director and Chief distribution Officer, Max New York Life Insurance said,
"Igenius is an innovative engagement program to understand and support the needs
of a young Indian life insurance consumer and our journey in the first year has
been overwhelming. We are pleased to reiterate our commitment to sustained all round
child development and launch Igenius 2011." He said the Igenius scholarship program
involves a robust multiple-level evaluation process that has been conceptualized
in association with Quiz Master Derek O'Brien.
Children from the 3rd to 8th standards can participate in this program and win more
than 1000 prizes worth Rs one crore. The scholarship has been divided into two categories-junior
(3rd to 5th standards) and senior (6th to 8th standards). Winners in the junior
and senior categories will receive scholarships of Rs 10 lakh each.
Mr. Vohra said Max New York Life will also support deserving Children from underprivileged
section of the society to drive social inclusion. "This year Igenius makes a small
beginning towards social inclusion by supporting some of such less fortunate children,
who do not have family support to promote their all round development," he added.