"EVERYONE IS A GENIUS. BUT IF YOU JUDGE A FISH BY ITS ABILITY TO CLIMB A TREE, IT WILL LIVE ITS WHOLE LIFE BELIEVING THAT IT IS STUPID."
Lakshmipat Singhania Education Foundation, in collaboration with JK Lakshmipat University, and with support of Association of Designers of India (ADI) and Atal Innovation Mission, is proud to announce the establishment of the JKLU Genius Academy. The objective of the programme is to search for the Genius within every student, and to provide them with opportunities to explore and develop their talents.
The participation in the Academy is by invitation and is fully funded by LSE Foundation. There is no cost of participation for students or schools. This interdisciplinary experience is geared to help students hone their talents in the fields of DESIGN, BUSINESS, and TECHNOLOGY; have teachers interact with global experts from leading Universities; and promote a culture of innovation in the participating schools.
As part of the JKLU Genius Academy, students will attend MASTERCLASSES by outstanding global faculty from Institutions such as MIT, Boston College, Edinburgh Napiers University as well as experts in Design, Entrepreneurship, Artificial Intelligence etc. Students will also get an opportunity to participate in a cross-country Innovation Challenge and win awards & prizes worth Rs. 5 Lakhs. Finalists will be invited to join the INNOVATION RETREAT with full-scholarship in June 2021 for hands-on & minds-on sessions with experts
The Odyssey: Timeline for the JKLU Genius Academy
Encouraging Student Innovations in
DESIGN, BUSINESS, & TECHNOLOGY.
Most innovations happen at the intersection of disciplines.
The Genius Academy aims to help progressive schools inculcate such interdisciplinary thinking and skills among students as well as faculty.
Theme of the Innovation Challenge: Innovation for the New Normal
How does the school benefit?
While keeping students completely engaged in a co-curricular activity, the JKLU Genius Academy also helps in identifying the talent in every student. Apart from this, schools benefit from the following:
A distinctive value-add to students to prepare them for the future.
Reputation and recognition among the progressive schools of India.
Mentions on Academy website and promotions.
Opportunity for faculty development.
Monetary rewards for schools and teachers.
Exposure to truly world-class faculty from leading institutions.
How do the students benefit?
Students get a platform to discover the genius within them by proposing innovative ideas to tackle the most pressing problems of today. Apart from this, students benefit from the following:
Valuable learning, self-assessment especially useful in making right choices at this stage.
Recognition of initiatives and accomplishments for evaluations in various undergraduate programme admissions.
Exposure to global faculty and personal mentorship opportunities.
Certificates of participation & merit.
Cash prizes and awards worth INR 500,000.