SBI has always believed and worked towards the progress of the country. Through the SBI YFI Fellowship, we are investing in the future of the nation. On one hand, we are trying to create leaders of tomorrow and on the other hand, we are making a much-needed difference in rural India. To learn more, continue reading.
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. It seeks to address rural India’s most pressing problems 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.
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 1991 and not later than 1st October 2002.
have completed at least a Bachelor’s Degree.
PROCESS OF APPLICATION
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!
SBI Youth for India offers a fair and equal opportunity to candidates from diverse streams and disciplines. Apart from the eligibility criteria, we do not require you to have a specific degree or experience. Regardless of your specific professional/academic background, if you are passionate about making a difference at the grassroot level, you will most certainly be able to find an opportunity to contribute in your own capacity. Our Fellows have successfully facilitated projects on a wide range of domains despite hailing from diverse backgrounds.