Apply SBI Youth For India Fellowship

About the fellowship program 

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.The SBI Youth for India Fellowship is a The 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


To become eligible for the fellowship program all the applicants need to meet certain requirements which are mentioned below.

  • Age should be between 21 to 32 years age as of August 2020
  • Should be Indian or overseas citizens 
  • Should have completed an undergraduate degree before August 2020

The expectation from the candidate

·      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. 

Fellowship Amount  

·         Regular expenses-15000

·         Local Transportation allowances -1000 

·         Readjustment allowances -40,000  after completion of the fellowship

Application deadline 

The tentative schedule is Application Phase 1 will end in the last week of April. The candidate who is selected for Application Phase 2 has to complete their application by the 2nd week of May. The exact dates shall be shared soon. 

How to apply 

For application and information click on the official link


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