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Honda Y-E-S Award 2017

Deadline: 31-Aug-2017

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AwardUS$ 3,000 in equivalent Indian Rupees
Eligibility5th semester and students from IITs
Scholarhip provider contact

Y-E-S Administration Office (YAO) Honda Motor India Private Ltd. Plot No. A-1 Sector 40/41, Surajpur-Kasna Road, Greater Noida, Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.) Pin - 201306 Tel: 91-120-234 1313 Fax: 91-120-234 1069 Email:


Honda Foundation Japan has introduced an independent program named Young Engineer's and Scientist Award (Y-E-S Award)-2017.The objective is to foster future leaders in the field of science and technology and also strengthen Japanese ties with India through a provision of financial aid to young Indian researchers and engineers.The grant is awarded in two stages. 


In order to apply for this award, a student must be of-

  • Indian Institute of Technology, registered in a four-year B.Tech or five-year dual degree (M.Tech.) Programme.  
  • IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur and IIT Hyderabad only. 
  • 5th-semester having CGPA of 7.00 & above in each respective four semesters.


The application can be done online only.
In order to apply, follow the steps given below-
Step 1- Click here. to register by checking out the eligibility.
Step 2- Once registered, fill in the necessary details and create login id.
Step 3- Login and complete the application process.
Step 4- Upload all required documents in PDF format (except passport size photograph).
Step 5- Submit the duly filled application form.



Documents Required-

  • ​​​ Transcript with CGPA for all four semesters or Individual CGPA mark sheet for all 4 semesters.
  • On the spot essay to be given this time at the respective IITs
  • Certificates of distinguished awards or prizes received if any. Minimum 3 certificates have to be uploaded in the application form under Other section of A, B & C (Mandatory).

Selection process for Y-E-S Award and Y-E-S Award Plus-

  • All application will be collected by Y-E-S Administration Office (YAO).
  • Submitted application and essays are scored by the Y-E-S Award Selection Committee.
  • Award Selection Committee will shortlist the candidates by conducting interviews.
  • The finalist list will be examined by the Japanese HOF Grant Committee (HCG) and awardees will be decided.


  • There will be no separate selection process for the Y-E-S Award Plus. Any Y-E-S Award recipient who meets the conditions above may request this award, and their requests are received and confirmed by the YAO, and then approved by the Honda Foundation Y-E-S Office (“HOF Y-E-S Office”) in Tokyo. 
  • The Y-E-S Award Plus is not an independent program, but a constituent part of the Honda Y-E-S Award program.

Award details-

Award will be given in two stages- 

Stage I- The Y-E-S Award-

  • The Award would recognize brilliant students who would drive future society towards an eco-technological orientation.
  • The receipt will receive US$ 3,000 in equivalent Indian Rupees.

Stage II- Y-E-S Award Plus-

  • Every Y-E-S Award recipient becomes eligible for the Y-E-S Award Plus, an additional award, if, within three years after he/she received the Y-E-S Award prize, he/she is admitted to, and pledges to attend within one year after admission, either of the following-
  • A credit-granting internship program offered by a Japanese company or research institute's summer program for two and half months. Internship participants will receive US$ 7,000 for an internship in Japan + US$ 3,000 preparation fees for further study in Japan (10 weeks) for Y-E-S Plus.


  • US$ 10,000 for Post-Graduation studies in Japan (1-2 years) as Y-E-S Award Plus.


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