G.M.Baig Trust for Human Development announces GM Baig Memorial Award for Young Writers
Gilgit: In order to celebrate the 25th death anniversary of Late GM Baig who was the Founding President of Karakoram Writers Forum GB and Founding Chairman of Al-Azhar Model School,the G.M Baig Trust for Human Development has announced the GM Baig Memorial Award for young journalists, writers and poets of Gilgit-Baltistan.
The award would worth PKR 50,000/ (Fifty Thousand Rupees) and residents of Gilgit-Baltistan under the age of 40 can apply for it latest by July 25, 2014 and the result would be announced by August 25, 2014.
An official statement issued by the administration reads that a jury of renowned scholars/writers would nominate one prize. In case they decide for two, prize amount will be divided equally.
The applicants have been advised to submit a personal statement of at least 1000 (either in Urdu or English) words explaining their previous work and justifying their nomination for the award. All applicants must attach a copy of their best work or alternatively they can submit online links to their work. A copy of NIC is mandatory to be attached with the application. Applicants have been requested to clearly mark their sealed envelopes with "Application for GM Baig Trust Award.
Interested candidates can send their applications electronically to [email protected] or by mail to "Kiramat Ali Khan Applications Coordinator c/o Gilgit College of Commerce and Economics Campus Near National Bank Jutial Branch Gilgit-Baltistan"