SBI Youth for India Fellowship 2017
The SBI Youth for India Fellowship 2017 was conceptualized to accelerate growth and development in the rural sector by bridging the urban-rural divide while transforming Fellows into caring citizens with a more holistic worldview. The Fellowship was launched on 1st March 2011, in partnership with three reputed NGOs. 27 fellows of the pilot batch were selected out of 4500 applications. After a review of its impact, the fellowship was scaled up and in September 2014, the second batch, comprising of 51 Fellows, started their fellowship work. In August 2015, 55 fellows were selected out of 15000 applications for the 3rd batch. Presently, the 4th batch of 65 fellows are working at 32 locations across 9 states of the country in partnership with 7 reputed NGOs. The alumni continue to be actively involved in the development sector.
SBI Youth For India is a fellowship programme initiated, funded and managed by the State Bank of India as a CSR activity , in partnership with reputed NGOs. It provides a framework for India's best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations. The Programme seeks to help India secure an equitable and sustainable growth path by:
* Providing educated Indian youth with an opportunity to touch lives and create positive change at the grass root level in rural India.
* Providing NGOs working on development projects in rural India with educated manpower whose skill sets can be used to catalyze rural development.
* Promoting a forum for the Programme alumni to share ideas and contribute to rural development throughout their professional life.
For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : SBI Youth for India Fellowship
SBI Youth For India Fellowship