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An annual award for young artists, aged 14-21, The Jeffrey AHN, JR. Fellowship provides creative capital to young people to foster a positive educational and creative process that empowers them to be working artists for a summer, and to experience the freedom and the responsibility that such trust entails. The easy Phase 1 application is due 15 December. For more information, click here.
Registration for all regions of the 2018-2019 KWHS Investment Competition is now open and lasts through Sunday, September 9. It's an engaging learning opportunity and teamwork challenge for both high school educators and students -- sign up today! Click here for more information.
The YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram engages creative and artistically inclined teenagers to use the power of visual storytelling to create change. Hinged on using arts for advocacy, the fellowship is looking for 30 exceptional teenagers in Bengaluru and Mumbai to start meaningful conversations on themes important to them. Click here to find out more!
The Next Genius Foundation, a charitable trust, is the largest undergraduate study abroad scholarship fund in India. In 2018-19, they are looking to award scholarships to over 100 students and applications for this year's scholarship program are now open! Visit the link to find out more!
Aiglon College, in Switzerland, has recently announced a new needs-assessed bursary programme eligible for students intending to enroll into Junior School (Years 5-8). This programme encourages young boarding school students to gain a taste of the unique alpine school! For more information, click here.
The IECA recently updated their guide on SAT and ACT accommodations for students with Learning Disabilities. For more information, click here.
International applicants who are considering an MBA in the US are often concerned about the cost. With schools in the US striving to make their classrooms more representative of the world and diversity a priority, international applicants have various funding options available to them. For more information, read this article.
Students who were unable to take AP Exams during the regular testing schedule can take them during the late testing period. Registrations are now open for the 2018 AP Late Testing Exams which will be held from May 23-25.The deadline to register is Thursday, April 26 2018. Centre-specific registration links, exam prices, and other information can be found at www.ap-india.org.
If you don't have a fixed plan for the summer, join Curiosity Gym's fun an innovative summer learning programs. Choose from Robotics to Rapid Prototyping workshops to keep your children entertained this summer. To register, click here.
If you have received your acceptance letter from a US university and are getting ready to apply for a student visa, then don't miss the free Student Visa session at the US Consulate. In these information sessions, a Consular (Visa) Officer will provide important information and advice about applying for a student visa. For more information and to register click here.
Don't know what books your child should read? Go through The Red Pen's Reading List that has a wide variety of excellent books which are sure to appeal to 8th grade children.
We are excited to announced that The Red Pen has been appointed to provide in-house university counselling services for The British School Caracas (TBSC) in Venezuela. Leveraging technology, we will provide remote support to help students achieve their higher education goals, drive the development of a world-class school profile, manage students' applications and provide guidance on other resources for enrichment and college prep. For more information click here.