Awards


Previous Years Award Winners

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018


Nomination Based Awards

Respecting the ongoing tradition, OSA is now accepting nomination of the earnest candidates for six different awards. OSA would like to request Chapter representatives and local Odia community leaders (where OSA chapter doesn’t exist) to circulate the following information in their local community networks.

The nomination submission deadline was April 10th, 2019.

Follow the below steps to complete the nomination submission process.

1. The nomination form has 2 parts. First part is the Online form and the second part is a word template which can be downloaded from below links. The second part is different for each of the 6 nomination based awards.

  • Distinguished Odia Award
  • Utkalamani Gopabandhu Das Memorial Award
  • Youth Volunteer Award
  • Subrina Biswal Award for Academic Excellence
  • Arun Das Memorial Kalashree Award
  • Yuva Kala Vikas Award

2. Complete the Online Form and submit the completed Online form by clicking “Submit” button. You will receive an email as a confirmation to the successful submission of your nomination. The deadline for the submission was April 10th, 2019.

3. Download the word template relevant to the particular award for which you would like to submit the nomination. Complete the word template by answering each and every question adequately and make a PDF.

4. Send the PDF to osaawards@odishasociety.org. Make sure to mention Nominator name, Nominee name and nominated award name in the subject line of the email.

5. If you are required to send any other document(s) to substantiate your responses to any of the questions in Online Form or in word template form, you send those files using the same process as mentioned in step # 4.

6. Completed Online form, pdf of template form and any other supporting documents need to be submitted by April 10th, 2019.

7. Awards requiring documentary proofs such as recommendation letters for Subrina Biswal Memorial Award for Academic Excellence must be mailed by US/Canada post to the award coordinator using the below postal address in order to be received by April 10th, 2019:

OSA Award Committee, 12 Ruggiero Way, Budd Lake, NJ, 07828

8.Please refer to OSA Award Guidelines for eligibility, submission requirements and specific guidelines for these awards.

If you have any question related to your submission of nomination please contact osaawards@odishasociety.org


Other OSA Awards

OSA Awards for Creative Writing & Youth Entrepreneurship
Like previous years, OSA is giving the opportunities to participate in Meghna Memorial Award for Creative Writing and Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Awards Phase 1 (Idea submission).

OSA would like to request Chapter representatives and local Odia community leaders (where OSA chapter doesn’t exist) to circulate the following information in their local community networks.
For award-specific instructions, participant must review OSA Award Guidelines.

Meghna Memorial Award for Creative Writing

Articles for Meghna Memorial Award must be mailed to meghnamemorial@odishasociety.org. (Also, CC to urmi@odishasociety.org).The deadline for submission is April 15th, 2019.

Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Awards Phase 1 (Idea submission)
Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Awards the Phase 1 business plan must be mailed to info@kalingaventures.org. The deadline for submission is May 1st, 2019. For further information on Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Awards, please visit
http://www.kalingaventures.org/whatwedo.php#bpc

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