Welcome to the official webpage of the 2nd Higher Education Leadership Awards - HELA 2019
Higher Education Leadership Awards (HELA) scheme was instituted in the year 2017 by
the Centre for Leadership Development (CLD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF). It is presented
yearly during the Higher Education Leadership Meet (HELM) that is conducted during January month of
the year. The scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and
Judging Process that are governed by the Board of Trust.
Award: Certificate and Memento; It's a Non-financial Award.
The scheme has a Criteria, Standards,
Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process that are governed
by the Board of Trust.
Vision: To Celebrate Brilliant Minds Of World
Mission: To recognize the efforts of higher education leaders who have developed and improved the teaching culture in the Institution
Objectives: To honour the individuals who has demonstrated excellence in leadership through service to others in their professional endeavours
The Higher Education Leadership Awards - HELA (is a part of the Higher Education Leadership Meet - HELM) 'Acknowledges and
Celebrates the Role of Higher Education Leaders' who have developed the teaching culture within the Institute.
It is convened by the CLD of VIF & conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolutions.
HELA 2019 is convened by the CLD of VIF & will be conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING
resolution vide F. No. VIF/MIN/BM-II/2019 held on April 9, 2018 at VIF Head Quarters.
The Award is applicable for higher education leaders of any nationality in the age group of 27-65 years.
The nominee must have completed Doctorate degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) prior to the date of submission of nomination application.
Following are the list of documents to be submitted for nomination
1. The filled application form in a PDF/.Doc/.Docx format
2. Duly completed curriculum vitae (of any template structure/pages) in a PDF format
3. Passport size photograph (JPEG/PNG format)
4. Copy of Degree certificates (PhD or Equivalent) in a PDF/JPEG/PNG format
6. Copy of the work place ID (PDF/JPEG/PNG format)
The nomination documents must be submitted electronically to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (or) email@example.com
Step - 1: Received Nomination documents will be sent for screening process (preliminary selection)
Step - 2: Acknowledgement intimation will be communicated to the Nominee
Step - 3: HELA team may ask the proof for the credits mentioned in the CV. (Optional)
Step - 4: Cross verifying the documents submitted & forwarding it to the Committee
Step - 5: The selected nominees will be communicated with a formal letter via email
Step - 6: HELM 2019 registration
Step - 7: Release of the winners list in the official webpage
Step - 8: Award presentation ceremony
Step - 9: Release of the HELM & HELA 2019 report
Judging Criteria: The HELA 2019
judging is a peer review process, based on nomination documents
submitted by the eligible individual. The panel (from diverse backgrounds, working
individually) is instructed to score entries from 0 to 100, using the criteria. The VIF
aggregates the scores to determine each category. The panel decision is final and binding
For each field /speciality (Eg. Distinguished Leader - Engineering),
the expert committee will select 2
Nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honour less or more than 2
nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.