PCDC-MasterClass Scholarships Program

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Pakistan Centre for Development Communication (PCDC) is pleased to partner with MasterClass

to offer 100 scholarships (around 100,000 PKR worth each) to Pakistani citizens for one-year

ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS

PCDC is committed to enhancing access of marginalized communities in Pakistan to new knowledge platforms and skills. 

Therefore, the PCDC-MasterClass Scholarship Program aims to facilitate Pakistani citizens with unique needs, or who are impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic and not able to afford access to learning platforms. 

Under the Scholarship Program, 100 creative, enthusiastic and needy Pakistani citizens would gain free, unlimited access to MasterClass  knowledge resources, and technical advice from global and local Masters.

James Cameron
Teaches Film Production

ABOUT MasterClass
Launched in 2015, MasterClass is the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best. It is offering 100+ instructors and classes across a wide range of subjects, including Arts & Entertainment, Business, Design & Style, Sports & Gaming, Writing and more. Step into Kelly Wearstler’s design studio, Ron Finley’s garden and Neil Gaiman’s writing retreat. Get inspired by RuPaul, perfect your pitch with Shonda Rhimes, and discover your inner negotiator with Chris Voss. Each class features about 20 video lessons, at an average of 10 minutes per lesson. You can learn on your own terms—in bite-size pieces or in a single binge. Cinematic visuals and close-up, hands-on demonstrations make you feel like you’re one-on-one with the instructors, while the downloadable instructor guides help reinforce your learning. Stream thousands of lessons anywhere, anytime, on mobile, tablet, desktop, Apple TV®, Android™ TV, Amazon Fire TV® and Roku® players and devices.

100+ Classes
from the World's Best

20 Lessons
Average Per Class

10 Minutes
Average Per Lesson

About Scholarship

Each scholarship has a worth of around 100,000 rupees which includes one-year, unlimited free access to all MasterClass training courses (100+ courses from best in the world), mentoring by local Masters for projects design and fundraising support, networking opportunities with local and international organizations, and promotions through social and mainstream media about new ventures of the recipients. The selected candidates will use their mobile, tablet, desktop, laptop or smart TV to access online classes taught by the best in arts & entertainment, writing, business, food, home & lifestyle, music, sports & gaming, and more. 

LeVar Burton
Teaches Storytelling

Samuel Jackson
Teaches Acting​

Elaine Welteroth
Teaches Career Design

Corey Damon
Teaches Interior Design

Amy Tan
Teaches Imagination in Fiction

Futura
Teaches Spray Painting

How to Apply?

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible، the candidates must be:
• 18 years age and above
• Pakistani citizen & member of PCDC
• Proficient in English & Urdu (sessions will be held in English)
• In financial need of support for learning or impacted by COVID 19
• Have access to high-speed Internet with reliable devices
• Ready to implement projects
• Able to write stories about his/her projects
• Share progress

In addition, successful applicants will;
• Have commitment for development of marginalized communities
• Display good social and communication skills
• Show an ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups
• Have an energetic, positive attitude
• Have submitted a complete application in English
• Show a commitment to implement skills learned

Application Deadline

Deadline for Applications is October 31, 2021, 23:59PST. 

Application Procedure

Fill out the online application form available at this link. https://forms.gle/CfjLwJMuK5iCTXzo9
Please answer all questions in the form carefully. We need to know what you will do after taking MasterClass classes. So share your project ideas, timelines and strategies in detail.

Only candidates whose forms are received within deadline will be considered.

Shortlisted candidates for the program will go through a follow-up phone or Zoom interview, and the successful candidates will tentatively be notified by 29th November 2021. Failure to comply with the instructions will result in the loss of a spot, whereby the next individual on the waiting list would get the opportunity instead. For information, please email at masterclass@pcdcpk.org

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