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Pearl Academy rolls out Full Scholarship for India’s Top 10 creative minds at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival - Pearl Academy

A Full Scholarship for all B.A. (H) Program Courses and an all-expense paid-trip to Santa Fe Art Fest at Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) in US by Pearl Academy. The scholarship was announced at the recently held Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) in Mumbai, for 10 most talented minds of India who aspire to alter the creative and design landscape in future.

IMG_9767Festival Design Partner of KGAF, Pearl Academy – Mumbai, leaves its mark on Design enthusiasts at the fest with an installation named ‘Confluence’, a larger than life Canvas Wall and a magnificent fashion show by Academy’s renowned and talented alumni. The fashion show was attended by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood and fashion designer Rocky S.

Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy, said, “Pearl Academy has carried the beacon of design and creativity for over two decades and events such as Kala Ghoda Arts Festival are extremely crucial in molding and refurbishing the creative ecosystem of India. With Pearl Academy as the Festival Design Partner of KGAF, the intent is to further propel the progress and recognition of designers and their work. And, we see this scholarship to top 10 creative minds of India as reaffirmation of our commitment to the creative youth of India.”

“At Pearl Academy, we believe in giving real time experience and the best opportunities to our students. What could have been a better venue than Kala Ghoda Arts Festival for the Pearlites to showcase their talent! Their work has been appreciated and Mumbaikars are now looking forward to more of such talent exhibits by us. We take this as our responsibility to provide the best of Pearl’s legacy to our students as well as the design landscape.” says Bulbul Chaudhary, Director – Pearl Academy, Mumbai about the association with KGAF.


Bulbul Chaudhary along with the celebrity guests made the major announcement that will change the lives of 10 students – the Full Scholarship for any BA (H) Program and an all-expense paid-trip to Santa Fe Art Fest. To win the scholarship, the student must be a resident of India, should have completed class 12th by June 15, 2015, and should have qualified the Pearl Entrance exam.

Top 20 entries will be shortlisted by the jury at Pearl Academy and will be called for a personal interview round. The jury includes Prof. Vikas Satwalekar, Ex Director, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; Mohan Neelakantan, Ex Fashion Editor – Elle, Stylist & TV Anchor and experts from Pearl Academy – Sanyogeitaa Chadha, Head-School of Fashion, Styling & Textiles; Dr. Priya Mary Mathew, Head-School of Creative Business; and Nidhip Mehta, Area Head-Interior Architecture and Design.

Last date of application is April 20, 2015, and the winners will be announced on 15th June, 2015. More information on the scholarship is available on:


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