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Organisation : SBI Foundation
Scholarship Name : SBI Youth For India Fellowship 2022-23
Applicable For : Bachelor’s Degree Holders
Last Date : Notified Later
Website : https://youthforindia.org/home
What is SBI Youth For India Fellowship?
SBI Youth for India is a rural fellowship programme initiated by the State Bank of India, funded and managed by the SBI Foundation in partnership with reputed NGOs. To apply for the fellowship, the candidate should have completed at least a Bachelor Degree. Applications can be submitted online only. Candidates shall be notified of the late date for submitting their applications for the 2022-23 batch through our website.
Related / Similar Fellowship : Waste To Wealth Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship 2022
The candidate of SBI Youth For India Fellowship must-
** be an Indian citizen, or a citizen of Nepal/Bhutan, or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).
** be between 21 and 32 years of age on the day of commencement of the program, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1990 and not later than 1st October 2001.
** have completed at least a Bachelor’s degree before the commencement of the program. i.e the candidate must have completed their degree before 1st October 2022.
Note to OCI Candidates:
In case you don’t possess an OCI card currently, please visit the website of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for OCI registration. As the process takes at least 1-3 months, we recommend that you apply for it as soon as you initiate your Fellowship application.
How To Apply For SBI Youth For India Fellowship?
The Application Process for the SBI Youth For India Fellowship 2022-23 batch is open now. You can apply for Stage-1 (Preliminary Application) using https://register.you4.in/?utm_source=youthforindia.org&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=2022. Notifications and announcements about the status of the applications shall be shared on our website and social media channels. The 3-stage Application Process of the SBI Youth for India Fellowship is as follows:
Stage-1 (Preliminary Application):
Applicants can begin the first stage of the application process by sharing a few basic details in the preliminary application form. In this stage, the candidates are required to share their basic details like professional background, academic details, etc.
Stage-2 (Online Assessment):
Upon the completion of the first stage, the selected applicant will be invited for the Online Assessment Stage, where they will be required to answer in-depth essay questions, which will give us a glimpse into the applicant’s world-views, perceptions and overall approach towards the fellowship.
Stage-3 (Personality Assessment & Interview):
To understand certain attitudinal aspects of the potential candidates, they will be required to take the personality assessment test. Post successful completion of this test, the candidates will be invited for an interaction with the Selection Board. The interviews also act as an avenue to closely interact with like-minded youth, SBI Youth for India Team, NGO stakeholders & our Alumni to understand the fellowship programme better.
SBI Youth For India Fellowship Support
** A monthly allowance of 15000 INR for the duration of the programme to meet your living expenses.
** A monthly allowance of 1000 INR for the duration of the programme to meet your transport expenses.
** A dedicated provision for language support will be provided at the location.
** A readjustment allowance of 50000 INR upon successful & satisfactory completion of the SBI Youth For India Fellowship.
** The cost of 3AC train fare from your residence to the project site location as well as expenses incurred on travelling for training programmes shall be covered.
** A health and personal accident insurance policy will also be provided.
** You will be assisted by the local NGO staff to find suitable accommodation with safety in mind.
** The partner NGO will also arrange for necessary support as and when required.
** An SBI Youth for India team member will be available for overall support & guidance.
** Mentorship by experienced professionals in the field.
** Access to the community through well-established Partner NGOs
** Linkages with premier organizations of the country.
What is the Last Date of SBI Youth For India Fellowship?
The SBI Youth For India Fellowship Application Process for the 2022-23 batch is open now. You can register for Stage-1 (Preliminary Application) using https://register.you4.in/. Candidates shall be notified of the late date for submitting their applications for the 2022-23 batch through our website and our social media channels. Notifications and announcements about the status of the applications shall be shared on our website and social media channels.
FAQ On SBI Youth For India Fellowship
Frequently Asked Questions FAQ On SBI Youth For India Fellowship
Why should I apply at the earliest?
Shortlisted candidates are notified on an ongoing basis during the application period. We continuously engage with shortlisted applicants over an online forum to get to know them better as well as to clarify their doubts about the Fellowship. The earlier you apply, the more you will be able to interact with us and you really don’t want to miss that!
I am not in India presently, but i am interested in the fellowship. Can I interview virtually?
Considering the ongoing pandemic situation, for the 2022-23 batch of the SBI YFI Fellowship, the Interviews shall be held virtually. i.e. If shortlisted for Stage-3 (Personality Assessment
What are the profiles of SBI Youth For India Fellows?
In terms of work experience, Youth for India fellows have previously worked in a range of sectors including information technology, education, infrastructure, non-profit, healthcare, and others. Corporates such as the Tata Group, Capgemini, E&Y and MindTree have given their employees a sabbatical to join the fellowship. For more details, refer to the section on Fellow Profiles.
Can I appear for the interview virtually?
As part of the application process for the 2022-23 batch, the interviews for candidates who have been shortlisted for Stage-3 shall be conducted through a virtual platform. OCI candidates can also appear for the interviews virtually, however the orientation program will require every selected Fellow
What if wish to continue in the field after the fellowship period?
The Fellowship cannot be extended by SBI. However, interested fellows can try to work out an arrangement with the partner NGO, to continue to work on mutually agreed terms beyond the fellowship. A number of our alumni have done so.