Shaping young minds!
Ullas Trust (A Polaris Foundation social initiative) was started in 1997 with an aim to integrate the associates with a larger community and enable them to enjoy the bliss of working with young minds in the country.
The primary motive of Ullas is to recognise academic excellence in students from the economically-challenged sections of our society and encourage the “can do” spirit towards chasing their dreams and aspirations. Very early in its evolution, Ullas decided to focus its energies on students during the most vulnerable stage in their journey – adolescence! This would translate into students from Class (Grade) 9th to 12th.
While Ullas does award annual merit scholarships to the students, the vision was very clearly to go beyond scholarships and give a head-start to the Young Achievers by: