Youth For India - SBI

 

A 13-Month Program In Rural Development

The SBI Youth for India Fellowship is a 13-Month program, where India's brightest young minds are given an opportunity to go live and work amongst rural communities to help solve pressing rural development challenges. Fellows are further supported in their projects by leading NGOs and experts across disciplines.

Fellows

Applications have closed for the SBI Youth for India Fellowship 2020 Batch. You may still fill this form to get notified about future updates from the Fellowship.

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Applications have closed for the SBI Youth for India Fellowship 2020 Batch. You may still fill this form to get notified about future updates from the Fellowship.

Date of birth

Please choose how you would like to participate

A 13-Month Program In Rural Development

The SBI Youth For India Fellowship is a 13-Month program, where India's brightest young minds are given an opportunity to go live and work amongst rural communities to help solve pressing rural development challenges. Fellows are further supported in their projects by leading NGOs and experts across disciplines.

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Eligibility

To qualify for the fellowship, you need to meet certain basic criteria and also be ready to make a 13 month commitment to the program. Please review the eligibility requirements carefully before applying.

YOUR AGE
Between 21 to 32 Years Old
Before the commencement of the fellowship

CITIZENSHIP
Indian or Overseas Citizens of India
Indian's & Indian Origin

QUALIFICATION
Undergraduate / Bachelors
Before the commencement of the fellowship

The Fellowship

You can learn more about the fellowship, by watching this short video.

You can learn more about the application process, by watching this short video.

Expectations

We seek applicants from a variety of backgrounds, both professionally and personally.

Candidates should demonstrate a deep interest, passion, and commitment to ...social and economic development in Rural India. Candidates must show humility and an eagerness to learn within a cross-cultural context. They should demonstrate a strong commitment to service and are entrepreneurial, innovative, and creative in finding solutions in under-resourced environments. Read more

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What is Youth for India Fellowship?

Each year a handpicked group of young social entrepreneurs proudly wear the badge of SBI YFI Fellows to go work in remote villages to help solve critical rural development challenges. This program is the flagship initiative of the SBI Foundation, the CSR arm of The State Bank of India. Areas of focus in rural development cover projects across

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Women's Empowerment
Water
Traditional Craft
Technology
Social Enterpreneurship
Rural Livelihood
Self Governance
Health
Food Security
Environmental Protection
Alternate Energy
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State Bank of India

The group operates through it's CSR arm

SBI Foundation

Where the flagship program is

Youth For India

With support from leading partner NGOs

NGOs

BAIF
RGVN
Barefoot College
DHAN FOUNDATION
Gram Vikas
MSSRF
SEVA Mandir
AKRSP(I)
Chirag
Sewa Bharat
BAIF
RGVN
Barefoot College
DHAN FOUNDATION
Gram Vikas
MSSRF
SEVA Mandir
AKRSP(I)
Chirag NGO
Sewa Bharat

The formula for change is simple: Participate.

Bringing positive change across the farthest, most remote areas of India.

The Fellowship allows you to choose your project focusing on key areas of rural development and join an ever growing number of youth leaders in delivering positive impact across India


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YFI Alumni

A robust community of over 300 fellows

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Are the most accomplished in India

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Alumni Continue

To work in rural development and non-profits

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And serving India's remotest villages

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