YES BANK announces Winners of 4th Edition of YES FUTURE READY Scholarship Program
Mumbai, March 27, 2018: YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank held a felicitation ceremony for 30 meritorious students from select 22 premier Business Schools and Engineering Colleges across India, as part of its annual scholarship program, YES FUTURE READY. The initiative aimed at empowering future business leaders, seeks to identify exemplary scholars and nurture Design-Thinking, Innovation, Creativity-led Entrepreneurship mindsets in addition to enabling deserving students with a scholarship amount of INR 2,00,000.
In additionto the scholarship given to the candidates, they will also receive a carefullycrafted year-long mentorship by YES BANK’s top management, Pre-placementInterview offers, access to ‘Future Ready’ courses on Coursera and an opportunity to work onemerging-tech based live projects.
The 30 YESFUTURE READY scholars were chosen post a stringent evaluation process whichincluded selection basis not only academic and co-curricular achievements butalso personality traits, Cognitive Ability and Situational Judgment followed byan interview with senior leaders of YES BANK.
The 4th editionof the scholarship program this year saw over 3000 applicants from reputedinstitutes like IIM – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Kozhikode, Indore& Shillong, XLRI, IIT - Bombay, Delhi & Madras, BITS Pilani, MDI,NITIE among others, of which, 30 meritorious candidates were finally named YESFUTURE READY Scholars for the year 2018. YES BANK and congratulate allparticipants for the overwhelming response and enthusiasm shown.
Commentingon the 4th edition of YES BANK’s scholarship program, Mr. Rana Kapoor,MD & CEO, YES BANK, said, “At YES BANK, it is our constant endeavor toengage with the youth and channelize their entrepreneurial spirit in the rightdirection. YES BANK’s scholarship program, in its fourth year now, hasendeavored to make the scholars Future Ready, by making available skills,resources and mentorship focused on new-age digital and technology focusedaspects, beyond their college curriculum.
In linewith YES BANK’s ethos of Professional Entrepreneurship, YES FUTURE READYscholarship aims to nurture the dreams and aspirations of India’s buddingbusiness minds.”
YES FUTUREREADY scholars of 2018 were felicitated at Indian School of Design andEntrepreneurship in Mumbai with the YES FUTURE READY trophy along with INR2,00,000 each and were witness to a riveting fireside chat between new agestart-up entrepreneurs like Priya Sharma, Founder, Zest Money, Mayank Kumar,Founder & CEO, UpGrad and Vinay Mathews, Founder, Faircent. The scholarswere also part of exclusive networking dinner with the start-up entrepreneurs,hosted post the felicitation ceremony.