The third edition scholarship program 'Yes Aspire to Innovate', which was launched in January, received a fanatical response.
YES BANK's vision in founding YES ASPIRE to Innovate is to provide a grooming platform for aspiring young leaders, who would lead India into the next wave of socio-economic growth.
This thought leadership initiative rewards 30 exceptional scholars every year for their entrepreneurial vision, leadership qualities, holistic academic performance and above all the passion for excelling.
The program will provide a scholarship of INR 2,00,000 to each YES ASPIRE scholar in addition to the opportunity to participate in various exclusive knowledge events throughout the year.
On the 'Yes Aspire to Innovate' Scholarship Program occasion, Ritesh Pai, Senior President and Country Head, Digital Banking, Yes Bank, and Sameer Nigam, Founder & CEO, PhonePe, will engage in a conversation on Entrepreneurship: Startup vs Corporate Perspective.
The total number of students:
A total of 1,871 students applied from B-schools.
The list of B- Schools:
The list of B- Schools such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IRMA, and XLRI.
The scholarship is rewarded too:
The program recognizes and rewards 30 scholars for their entrepreneurial vision, leadership qualities, and holistic academic performance.
Eligible students can fill in their details in the application form available with the heads of their institutions. The scholarship is open to all first-year students.
The program offers the scholarship of Rs 2 lakh, a pre-placement interview opportunity and a year-long mentorship by the Yes Bank senior leadership to each of the 30 scholars chosen from 15 select B-schools across the country.
How is the selection procedure done for the scholarship?
- After the students are shortlisted on the basis of their academic scores and other parameters, they will be assessed to gauge core competencies.
- Students will be asked to share a video on their goals and aspirations, after which they will be interviewed by a top team at Yes Bank.