TimesPro Opens Applications for Scholarships to AID Learners with New-age Skills and Job Opportunities

TimesPro – a leading Higher EdTech Platform, opened applications for TimesPro scholarship amounting up to Rs 2 crores for meritorious learners from economically weaker sections of society to help them upskill themselves with industry-centric skills and fulfil their career aspirations. 

The scholarship programme will support 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. 

The Core Committee of TimesPro 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. TimesPro will also provide the learners with placement assistance across sectors in line with the programmes they have registered. 

Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro, said, “We understand that financial constraints are a deterrent to realising the dreams of individuals from weaker economic background. The TimesPro Scholarship is our way of giving back to society by creating meaningful opportunities for these learners to achieve their career aspirations.” 

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must be Indian nationals and graduates with the requisite cut-off marks in 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 of Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro and Brillian S. K. CPO, TimesPro who will screen and approve scholarship applications meeting the course criteria. The TimesPro scholarship was earlier announced by Dr. Kiran Bedi and Anish Srikrishna at an event in Mumbai. 

About TimesPro: TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible & affordable.  

TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.  

TimesPro also collaborates with India’s leading MNCs across varied sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a robust workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by the Times of India Group.

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