YOUNG SPARKS – Student Mentoring

TATA HOUSING YOUNG SPARKS in association with Junior Writer's Bug

Tata Housing YOUNG SPARKS powered by Champak in assocation with THE JUNIOR WRITER’S BUG

, a young group that fosters literary, creative and life skills in children, and CHAMPAK, India’s largest read children’s magazine, have come together to provide talented children with a platform to hone their skills in creative writing, editing and illustration.
They will get a chance to be mentored by reputed artists such as Santhini Govindan, Priya Kuriyan, Abhijeet Kini and many more, for a period of three months and get their work published by India’s leading children’s magazine CHAMPAK.

Selection Process
500 Children will be chosen for an interview round by an expert panel from over 20,000 children who partcipate in the first round. Amongst these 5 children in the illustration category and 5 children in creative writing and editing category will become a part of the TATA HOUSING YOUNG SPARKS mentoring program. These children will have intensive online training and guidance sessions from a panel of experts in the field of writing and illustrations. They will also get a peak into the world of publishing and editing through industry interactions. After this intensive training the works of these children will be published in India‘s leading children magazine, CHAMPAK.

Eligibility: Students from Class 6 to Class 8.

Wild Card Entry: Wild card entry allows you to participate directly even if your school is not holding the contest. Send us your illustration or essay (not more than 500 words) at “” on the following topics:

1. My dream home
2. A house in the clouds
3. My upside-down house.

Submission deadline: 15th January 2014



1. Gift hampers, trophies and certificate for all the mentees.
2. Plaques for mentee schools.

Mail us your entries with the following details:

Participant’s Name, Grade, School Name, Parent’s Mobile number, Parent’s email id  (Selected students will be informed through mail)

For more details: or +91 9819605380


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