Google announced the "Doodle 4 Google" contest and invited students to participate. Students from class 1 to 10 are invited to take part in the 2018 Doodle 4 Google contest and get a chance to win a scholarship worth 5 lakhs. All they have to do is create an uplifting doodle that tells the world "What inspires me?"
Starting from crayons to clay, students can utilise any material to bring their creation to life. Students must make sure that each doodle incorporates the letters G-O-O-G-L-E. One student will receive a 5-lakh scholarship. The winning doodle will be displayed on November 14, 2018. However, students can send their doodle until October 6, 2018.
The competition levels consist of national finalists, five group winners and one national winner. The top 20 doodles will be put up for public voting between October 23 and November 05, 2018. And one national winner will be finalised based on the cumulative score accumulated through public voting and the scores of judges.
This year, the panel of judges consists of team lead doodle at Google - Ryan Germick - YouTuber, TV Celebrity, Art & Craft Wizard - Rob - along with Arun Iyer and Sejal Kumar.
How To Enter
Students have to download and print the entry form available on the official website. They have to write the doodle description and fill out all the required information. They have to submit the details with the doodle.
The national winners' doodle will be showcased on www.google.co.in. The winner will also receive INR 5,00,000 as a college scholarship and INR 2,00,000 as a technology package for their school. He/she will also receive a certificate/trophy of achievement, a trip to the Google India office and Google Swag.
The first edition of the Doodle 4 Google for India was held in 2009. The theme for 2009 was "My India". A similar contest also runs in other countries such as Canada.