TimesPro, a higher education technology platform, has opened the application process for TimesPro scholarship amounting up to Rs 2 crore for meritorious learners from economically weaker sections of society to help them upskill themselves with industry-centric skills. The scholarship programme claims to support over 400 learners, per year, with TimesPro’s early career programmes offered across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors and will also assist them with placement opportunities, according to an official statement.
Applicants need to go to the official website for all details and apply for the scholarship. The core committee of the scholarship programme will screen eligible students through an application process, validate their documents and award scholarships to deserving candidates who are unable to financially provide for their education and upskilling needs. These candidates will get a provision to choose from a variety of skilling programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, technology, Supply Chain management etc. The platform will also provide the learners with placement assistance across sectors in line with the programmes they have registered, the statement further added.
As eligibility criteria, candidates must be Indian nationals and graduates with the requisite cut-off marks required in each stream for non-technical courses and technical courses. The age criteria must be met for the respective course one is applying for. Importantly, family income should not collectively be more than Rs 30,000 per month. The scholarship will be in the form of a waiver of complete fees for the course. The scholarship scheme will be sponsored by TimesPro under the aegis of the Times Employ India Foundation which will manage the entire scholarship scheme.
The core committee will comprise Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro and Brillian SK, CPO, TimesPro who will screen and approve scholarship applications meeting the course criteria. The scholarship was earlier announced by Dr Kiran Bedi and Anish Srikrishna at an event in Mumbai.
TimesPro strives to embody the values of Education 4.0: Learner-centric, industry-relevant, role-specific, and technology-enabled, with a goal of making learning accessible for anyone who seeks to grow. The platform offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. It includes employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors, executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier national and global educational institutions, and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.
The company’s vision is to fulfil aspirations of millions of learners, by making excellence accessible through learner-centric innovations and global collaborations. It traverses an individual’s journey through life, making them confident and equipped to rise in this competitive world.
TimesPro recently announced its partnership with The University of Hyderabad (UOH) to offer new-age management programmes for learners in India and overseas to equip themselves with modern business practices and build competencies to elevate their careers. Prior to that, it had collaborated with the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIM-V) to launch the executive certificate programme in advanced strategic management.