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Applications are accepted and considered once per annum. For the year 2013-2014, applications will be accepted during the period "August 16 ~ September 17, 2013".

Mode of Application

Eligible candidates from affiliated Indian Institutes of Technology can apply online through the Honda YES Award website (

The following documents are to be attached with the online application form of Honda YES Award

  • Academic Transcript with scores in four semesters
  • On the spot essay to be given this time at the respective IITs
  • Technical papers, if any
  • Certificates of distinguished awards or prizes received, if any

Selection Process for YES Award

Awardees will be selected in the following manner:

  • YES Administration Office (YAO) collects all applications;
  • YES Award Selection Committee (ASC) scores applications and essays;
  • ASC interviews shortlisted candidates;
  • The Japanese HOF Grant Committee (HCG) examines the finalist list and decides awardees.

Selection Process for “YES Award Plus”
There will be no separate selection process for the YES Award Plus. Any YES 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 YES Office (“HOF YES Office”) in Tokyo.

The YES Award Plus is not an independent program, but a constituent part of the Honda YES Award program.