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Yes Bank Awards 30 Students From Top 15 B-Schools

The selected scholars will also receive year-long mentorship from YES BANK leaders and pre-placement interviews

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Yes Bank, India's leading private sector bank, awarded 30 students from India’s top B-schools with scholarships worth Rs 2 lakh each under a Yes Bank scholarships programme.

The selected scholars will also receive year-long mentorship from YES BANK leaders and pre-placement interviews, according to a press statement.

Launched in 2015, the ‘YES ASPIRE to INNOVATE’ programme aims at grooming future leaders and entrepreneurs.

The third edition of the programme was launched on 16 January 2017. 1,871 students registered for the programme. The top 30 scholars were selected after four rounds of rigorous evaluations.

Program phases were:
Round 1: Profile-Based Shortlisting
Applicants were evaluated on the basis of their academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements and other details filled in their profile.

Round 2: Gamification
The select applicants have tested on their creativity, innovative and entrepreneurial mindset through Gamification.

Round 3: Video Pitch
100 shortlisted candidates submitted a video pitch on 'My ASPIREations'

Round 4: Interview
Top 60 students were interviewed by our Jury in Mumbai to determine the 30 YES ASPIRE Scholars

Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK, said, “I believe today’s young and aspiring leaders are creating a tectonic shift in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in India through Design Thinking, Innovation and Creativity. In line with YES Bank’s ethos of professional entrepreneurship, YES ASPIRE scholarship aims to nurture the dreams and aspirations of India’s budding business minds and be the wind beneath their wings.”


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