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Biodiesel Business Academy announces Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2014


Source: Advanced Biofuel Center

Building better world for next generation

JAN 5, 2014 -- The Biodiesel Business Academy, BBA announces the Biodiesel Essay Scholarship to help raise awareness of this important and emerging alternative fuel in our world. We, at Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) firmly believe that biodiesel can reduce dependence on petroleum fuels, address climate change and boost domestic economy. Biodiesel from a variety of non food crops can meet contemporary needs for environmental stewardship, economic prosperity, and quality of life without compromising the need of future generations. Scientific advancements and research can help the potential of this vital sector in meeting food, feed, fiber, and energy needs of the future. BBA has always been exploring innovative strategies to propagate the importance and relevance of biodiesel among the youth community and has been looking forward for participation of young people in the pursuit of pushing biodiesel on the forefront in national economy and energy scenario. As a part of its social responsibility, BBA firmly believes that youth- who have the potential to propel this country to excellence- would be the main stimulus in bringing biodiesel and sustainable development on the top most agenda of policy makers for all round development and empowerment of the rural community.

It is in this context, BBA is pleased to announce the Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2014: 2014 through an Essay Competition. We call upon to provide the much desired ‘push’ which is essentially required for this vital sector. As the leaders of tomorrow, it is your vision and unconditional support which is essentially required for betterment of this world and providing solution to most of the problems which mankind face today. As the young community today is able to take any challenge; use your knowledge and research skills, and bring out all your ideas and thoughts that may help our mother earth being saved from environmental squalor by meeting its energy needs in a carbon neutral manner.

Biodiesel Business Academy® Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2014

The program is open to any youth who may be studying in schools, college or university or in profession. The program is not limited to only those who are related to different supply chain of biofuel.

To participate in the scholarship contest, applicants are required to write an essay on any aspect of biodiesel in not more than 1000 words. Students/participants are free to choose their own topics, or they may write on any one of the following topics as envisaged for the program:

  1. Biodiesel – A route for sustainable development
  2. Opportunities and challenges of biodiesel as a promising solution for energy security
  3. Socio-economic impact of biodiesel in your area

 Rules for the Biodiesel Business Academy- BBA® Biodiesel Essay Scholarship: 2014


The contest is an open competition aimed at promoting the role of youth in attaining energy security through sustainable solutions such as biodiesel while preserving the ecosystem. It aims at large scale contribution of young generation to propel ‘clean’ fuels and its impact on different sectors. The contest will provide a platform for the young generation to put forward their ideas and innovative solutions for meeting future energy needs.


Eligibility: Entry would be accepted from individuals having age from 16-35 years, who may be a student in schools/colleges/university or pursuing any other profession. Essay must be an original work and should not have been published print or online. A person can only submit one entry.

A entry must have the following:

* Application form with passport size photo along with registration proof

* Your brief sketch highlighting career objectives and pursuits

* Identity proof

Due: Registration shall open from February 1, 204. All entries must be submitted not later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014 to the BBA in Jaipur.  Entries received after this deadline will not be accepted.  All entries become the property of BBA in Jaipur and cannot be returned.


Registration:  Registration is pre-requisite to participate in the contest.

Submitting:  Mailed, faxed, and emailed entries must include the entry form with entry fee.  Online entries are preferred.

Email: To submit via email, attach the essay in MS Word ONLY as per guidelines and entry form to the email and send to:  

Mail:  BBA Jaipur (Attn: Biodiesel Essay Contest)

Fax:  with entry form as cover sheet, (Attn: Biodiesel Essay Contest)

Essay word limit: 1,000 words 

Criteria for judging

There shall be two levels of review by a panel of experts and the criteria to be adopted by the experts has been given in essay flyer.

Prizes: Two scholarships will be awarded. The first place essay writer will receive INR. 100, 000 scholarship; the second place essay writer will receive INR.31, 000 scholarship.

Winner notification: Winners will be notified no later than 9/24/2014.

For further details and registration procedure, kindly click here


Director, Training


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