Educational Scholarship Program – UDAAN
UDAAN is a holistic scholarship program that supports the higher secondary education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. The scholarship program identifies the most deserving candidates through a well-rounded selection process, gives away scholarships, monitors & evaluates the progress of students and also facilitates capacity building among these students. Scholarships are provided for a period of 6 years to the selected students. The financial support covers school fees, tuition fees, books, stationery and all other education related expenses incurred by the student.
The program envisions creating a channel for youth to drive social change and a platform that facilitates them to contribute to the process effortlessly and effectively. The program also provides an array of courses and awareness interventions for the students by exposing them to mentorship sessions and guidance counsellors. This platform provides a chance for children to interact with eminent personalities from various fields and receive guidance motivation and counselling. This enables overall growth and development of the students.
Through this programme, we envision creating a channel for youth to drive social change and a platform that facilitates them to contribute to the process effortlessly and effectively.
Close to 48% of India’s children are not enrolled in higher secondary school / college because of poverty, accessibility, and availability of finance issues. Our Education Scholarships Program ‘Udaan’ aims to give wings to such students so that they can fly high and realise their ambitions.
UDAAN is a holistic scholarship program that supports the higher secondary and college education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. The scholarship program was launched in 2015 Scholars are identified through a well-rounded selection process resulting in a financial gift, capacity building sessions and mentorship interaction and opportunities. Scholarships are provided for a tenure ranging from 2 – 6 years, depending on the degree of choice.
Monitoring & Mentoring
Yuva Unstoppable facilitates regular mentoring and training sessions for the beneficiaries often conducted by the benefactors and various eminent personalities & experts from different industries. This enables overall growth and development of the students. Regular career counselling is also provided to the students to aid effective and rewarding career choices.
Regular meetings are organised for guiding the students and helping them overcome their challenges. The aim of these interactive sessions is to build a dialogue around career and life in general, with the students and their parents and boost their morale. It offers a safe space for all the students to freely discuss their problems and encourages prompt resolution of the same. Quarterly Analysis and Mentoring sessions are conducted to further enable all-rounded development of these students.
In these sessions experts from various fields like engineering, medicine, accounts, etc. are invited to share their subject knowledge and experience with the beneficiaries. The objective is to support the children to get more clarity about their areas of interest and set realistic aspirations. Therefore, it serves as a catalyst for effective decision making and career choices among students. The students get first-hand experience into the challenges of professional life as well as the secret of excelling in their endeavours.