SBI Youth For India Scholarship/ Fellowship 2016 – Apply Online/ Eligibility/ Fees

The State Bank of India Youth Fellowship Scholarship program 2016 is very good opportunity for Young Professionals or Fresh Graduates (Medical/ Engineering/ ITI/ Arts/ Science/ Commerce/ Management etc. ) courses. The candidate graduate or professional (startup) with Age 21-32 can fill online application form. The SBI Youth For India is 13 months program (full time). The stipend of rs 15000/- per month is awarded.

SBI Youth For India Fellowship 2016.

We at Exam Free provided complete notification & details regarding SBI YFI ( Scholarship cum Fellowship programs for B.Tech/ MBA/ BBA/ BCA/ BA/ B.Arch & other Freshers (Graduate).

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of Submission of Application for is 10th June 2016
  • Shortlisted Candidates intimated – 13th June 2016
  • Selected Candidates intimated for Interview – 1st July 2016
  • Programme Details August & October 2016: Programme commences.

sbi youth for india fellowship 2016


  • Young Professionals or Fresh Graduates
  • The Age of candidate must between 21 years to 32 years (as on date of commencement of programme)
  • only Indian citizen can apply online for SBI Fellowship May 2016.

Selection Process.

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 clarify their doubts regarding the Fellowship.


Interviews shall be conducted in major metro cities or virtually for applicants based outside India.

SBI Youth For India Programm Details.

  • 13 months is the total course duration.
  • 2 cohorts commencing in August and October 2016
  • Full-time
  • Requires you to stay in rural areas near the project site

What you had to do?

You will have access to further material about the programmes of our partner NGOs. You will research, read and familiarize yourself with these to be able to decide on your preferred programme area and partner NGO.

Week 1-2: Orientation & Training

A carefully designed orientation and training programme sensitizes you to the rural ethos, introduces you to rural project management techniques and equips you to handle the challenges you might face. It consists of both classroom sessions as well as field visits.

Key topics to be covered :
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Project Design & Management
  • Need Assessment
  • Questionnaire Design
  • Impact Analysis
  • Writing case-studies
  • Documentation methodology

You will be assigned a project in accordance with your interest/skill sets and the requirements of the partner NGO.

Week 3-6: Location Familiarization & Project Formulation
  • Location Familiarization & Project Formulation :
  • You will move to your project location where the partner NGO will assist you in finding suitable accommodation.
  • You will be assigned a local mentor to help you in addressing logistical and administrative challenges that you may face
  • A domain mentor will provide guidance, perspective and expertise to assist you in formulating and implementing your project.
Guided Deliverables:
  • Prescribed list of activities to acquire a detailed understanding of issues in your project location
  • Interaction with all stakeholders in and around the project location
  • Brief assessment of the work done by the Partner NGO in the project location
  • Identification of a gap, idea generation, and project formulation
Project Formulation:
  • With your domain mentor, you need to define the desired outcome with achievable milestones
Month 3-11: Project Implementation, Periodic Monitoring, Review Workshops

This is the implementation period of the fellowship, where the Fellow shall attempt to achieve the defined milestones. Through regular feedback and 2 intermediate review workshops, you shall be provided with necessary guidance and support.

Month 12-13: Documentation of Project Work, Handover, Valediction

At the end of the programme, you need to document your project work with the learning from the project.

The Fellowship will conclude with a valediction amd the award of a Certificate of completion.

Fellowship Support

  • Stipend: Rs 15,000/- to meet living expenses
  • Local Transport Allowance: Rs 1,000/- per month
  • A Readjustment Allowance of Rs. 30,000/- upon successful completion of the Fellowship
  • To and fro travel costs of the Fellows from his/her place of residence to project location as well as for training programmes
  • Medical Insurance
  • Mentorship by experienced professionals in the field
  • Access to the Community through well-established Partner NGOs
  • Linkages with premier organizations of the country

Post Fellowship

After completion of the Programme :

  • You can continue in the rural development sector with NGOs or
    explore social entrepreneurship opportunities.
  • You can pursue further studies or other fellowships.
  • You can return to the mainstream and apply your learning to develop products and services more suited to Rural India.

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