SBI Youth for India Fellowship; Apply by April 30

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Applications have been invited for the State Bank of India Youth for India Fellowship, the flagship program of SBI Foundation.

This is a 13-month long fellowship that enables the nation’s youth to work on rural development projects in partnership with experienced NGOs. The fellowship provides a framework for India’s best minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations.

The SBI Youth for India fellowship works with 12 eminent NGOs as its partners. These NGOs work in diverse program areas across India and have a strong reach in rural communities.

SBI Youth for India fellowship program is premeditated to assist the fellows to live in a village location and work with the partner NGOs to benefit the community. The year of the fellowship are broadly divided into three phases; familiarisation, implementation, and sustenance. The fellows either implement a new project in one of the 12 thematic program areas or continue an alumni’s project, if feasible. The project selection is done on basis of their interest and skill set.

The Themes included in the Fellowship are * Education * Health * Environmental Protection *Food Security * Rural Livelihood * Traditional Crafts * Women's Empowerment * Self Governance * Social Entrepreneurship * Water. Details are available at

Applicant must be an Indian citizen, or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) between 21 and 32 years of age on the day of commencement of the program (Must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1989 and not later than 1st October 2000). Applicant should have completed at least a Bachelor’s degree before the commencement of the program.

Applications can be submitted online at latest by 30 April 2021.

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