Social Sector Fellowships In India For Professional And Academic Development

Social Sector Fellowships In India For Professional And Academic Development

The social sector fellowships are the fellowship cum schemes started by various private organizations, and some by the Government for the welfare of the society for commercial, professional, and academics purpose. The social sector fellowship programs and schemes help students, researchers, and academicians financially and produce data by doing research and work for societal benefit, these social sector fellowships are accessible within the country and outside India.

This list of social sector fellowships was most recently updated on June 2021 and will be updated on a regular basis thereafter and available in each section are listed alphabetically.

List of various Social sector fellowships available in India

 52 Parindey Fellowships

The 52 Parindey Fellowship is an 18-week social sector fellowships program for students interested in investigating alternative livelihoods and dreaming of a more just and sustainable world.

Eligibility for Fellowships: To apply for this fellowship: Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30; employed or seeking employment, and interested in traveling as a pedagogical tool for learning.

For more detail click on Parindey Fellowship

Aavishkar Fellowship

The Aavishkaar fellowship’s purpose is to evolve an approach to investment that nurtures entrepreneurs in developing businesses capable of generating economic returns while also helping humanity sustainably. The fellowship is for a period of two years and will collaborate with schools to deliver Aavishkaar-developed science and math programs to students, teachers, and the public.

Eligibility for Fellowships:  A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or science (or a closely related discipline), a positive attitude toward learning and have the capacity for problem-solving, ability to communicate eloquently and strongly in Hindi and English.

For more detail click on Aavishkar Fellowship

Acumen Regional Fellows India

This social sector fellowships program in India equips twenty unfamiliar people with the knowledge, network support, and practical wisdom needed to make constructive change in society. Throughout the year, the Fellows retained their current positions while attending five-week conferences where they received tools, training, and a place to explore new ideas, accelerate their impact, and build a strong network of social leaders from their region and around the world and the fellowship is available from time to time for one year.

Eligibility for Fellowships: Fellows must be fluent in English and demonstrate a commitment to alleviating poverty and injustice in their community through their work. Fellows keep their present jobs while attending five multi-day seminars throughout the year.

For more detail click on Acumen Regional Fellows India

AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

AIF The American India Foundation’s William J. Clinton is a social sector fellowship for Service in India is a ten-month or full-time fellowship. The AIF Service Corps put young Americans in India to assist on disaster relief and long-term development projects.

Eligibility for Fellowships: The US or Indian citizens of an age range 21-34 years, with a bachelor’s degree and volunteer service experience. The fellowship program, which connects fellows with development organizations.

For more detail click on AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

Anant Fellows

Anant Fellows is created an accepting atmosphere for individuals with a range of gender identities within each cohort. Our 120 fellows from over 14 countries are encouraged to show empathy, leadership, and collaboration with one another and their community. The fellowship is one year in duration.

Eligibility for Fellowships: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field is necessary, and the fellowship trains and develops solutionaries who design, create, and maintain a more equitable and sustainable built environment in India.

For more detail click on Anant Fellowship

Arts for Good Fellowship

The Arts for Good (A4G) social sector fellowship is held annually to support the development of the A4G ecosystem by cultivating a community of practice that leverages the potential of arts and culture to effect positive social change. The fellowship brings together individuals from many sectors, including artists, arts administrators, and social sector experts. Fellowship’s duration for one year in Singapore and join a global alumni network upon completion of the program, where they can continue to interact, support, and engage with one another.

Eligibility for Fellowships: Minimum two years of professional/volunteer experience, especially in the field of education / social work; past experience of working with the community through the arts, demonstrates a strong interest in arts-based social impact programs; expertise in English; any age or nationality; among other things, the relationship will focus on the theme of youth and youth empowerment, with an emphasis on mental health and well-being.

For more detail click on Arts for Good Fellowship

Ashoka Fellowship

Through a rigorous selection process, Ashoka was introduced to a life-long social sector fellowship in which each member is committed to championing new patterns of social good. The Ashoka Fellows are among the world’s most accomplished social entrepreneurs, championing game-changing innovative ideas that benefit everyone and enhance the lives of millions. Ashoka Fellows pioneer new paths for human flourishing in this new environment, while also giving answers and serving as ultimate role models. The fellowship is for three years (with lifetime membership).

Eligibility for Fellowships: Entrepreneurs with a game-changing plan that addresses significant social or environmental concerns who are compensated for three years of full-time effort on their venture. Additionally, they have access to a network of like-minded social entrepreneurs, as well as wellness resources and chances for peer learning.

For more detail click on Ashoka Fellowship

Ashoka Young Changemakers

Ashoka Young Changemakers is a global network of influential young people committed to transforming the world into one in which everyone is a changemaker. The goal of this social sector fellowship is to enable children to make a positive difference in their communities, resulting in more inclusive, just, and sustainable communities. This is performed through capacity development, mentoring, and grantmaking. The fellowship is for a period of one year (plus life-long membership)

Eligibility for Fellowships: Under the age of 20, founder/co-founder of a community-based initiative addressing social or environmental issues, and Young Changemakers receive mentorship, access to curated opportunities, media support, leadership development, and invitations to Ashoka events and programs; and are expected to lead local-level initiatives to empower young people.

For more detail click on Ashoka Young Changemakers

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program

The Asia Foundation is a non-governmental international development organization committed to improving the lives of people living in a rapidly developing Asia. Through our offices in 18 countries, we address the fundamental issues confronting Asia in the twenty-first century, armed with deep local understanding and six decades of experience. We accomplish this by enhancing governance, boosting economic opportunity, enhancing environmental resilience, empowering women, and fostering international cooperation. The fellowship is for a one-year duration only.

Fellowship Eligibility: Must have demonstrated experience in one of the following areas: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, the environment, or regional cooperation; must be under the age of 40; must be fluent in English; and must be a citizen of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, or Timor-Leste.

For more detail click on Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program

Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity

The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity program, housed at the London School of Economics and Political Science’s International Inequalities Institute, is building a catalytic, values-driven global community of individuals committed to collectively advancing social and economic justice for all. The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity initiative, launched in 2017 with a landmark contribution from The Atlantic Philanthropies, will support over 400 Fellows from the global South and North over the next two decades. The fellowship is of a one-year duration in the UK.

Fellowship Eligibility: Fellowship Bachelor’s degree in any subject; at least five years of related experience; must meet the LSE’s standard English Language Requirement and Residential fellows pursue a one-year full-time M.Sc in Disparities and Social Sciences at LSE; non-residential fellows do research on disparities over a 12- to 18-month period through a combination of AFSEE modules and project work while remaining in their community.

For more detail click on Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity

Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship

Azim Premji University was formed as a not-for-profit university in Karnataka by the Azim Premji University Act 2010 and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2F.

The University was founded on the knowledge and expertise gained during the Azim Premji Foundation’s decade-long engagement in basic education. The University was formed as one of the Foundation’s primary solutions to the limits and obstacles it met both internally and externally, and as part of a broader strategy to contribute to the country’s education and development sectors. The fellowship is two years in duration and is full-time. Duration

Fellowship Eligibility: 4-10 years of work experience; bachelor’s degree in any discipline; proficiency in English and one of the following languages, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, or Telugu; under 35 years of age; and fellows teach in government schools in rural India to gain a better understanding of the public education system’s ground realities.

For more detail click on Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship

Bhumi Fellowship

The Bhumi Fellowship is a two-year, fully financed, full-time fellowship program for new graduates who aim to improve educational quality in India and contribute to India’s educational quality improvement. The fellowship is for two years time only

Fellowship Eligibility: Recent graduates who are willing to commit two years and are fluent in reading and speaking Tamil on a paid, full-time basis are eligible. Graduates contribute to the overall improvement of a school.

For more detail click on Bhumi Fellowship

Buddha Fellowship

The Buddha Fellowship Program (BFP) is a one-of-a-kind project dedicated to developing rising leaders from India’s premier educational institutions, including IIT. These fellowships help families survive in the last mile by providing jobs or micro-entrepreneurship, or by ensuring enhanced health, education, or financial inclusion services, or by providing improved energy solutions.  The fellowship is for a two-year period.

Fellowship Eligibility: Recent IIT/IIM graduates, professionals, or entrepreneurs; the fellowship provides fellows with incubation space and mentorship sessions to aid them in becoming development entrepreneurs.

For more detail click on Buddha Fellowship

Centre for Humanitarian Data (UNOCHA) Fellowship

The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) which is stared in 2014 and is an open platform for data exchange between humanitarian organizations and those affected by catastrophes and intends to increase the accessibility and usability of humanitarian data for research. The Centre for Humanitarian Data at OCHA’s headquarters in The Hague administers and is managed by OCHA is a United Nations Secretariat body tasked with bringing together humanitarian actors in order to coordinate responses to disasters. The fellowship program will take place in The Hague, Netherlands, from June to July 2020.

Fellowship Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of relevant experience, or a master’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience Residential fellows will gain exposure to several facets of the humanitarian system and will work on an independent project addressing a topic connected to the usage and use of data in the sector. This year’s three focal points are Data Storytelling (Education), Predictive Analytics, and Statistics.

For more detail click on Centre for Humanitarian Data (UNOCHA) — Data Fellows Programme

Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship in Creative Writing

The Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) is a scholarship fund dedicated to the arts, historical conservation, and humanities. The CWIT was created as an English charity in 1981 as a result of an agreement between the Indian and British governments. The British Council India provides essential advice and administrative support to CWIT. The CWIT’s most recent annual reports and financial statements, as well as a list of scholarships and grants awarded, are available on the Charity Commission’s website. The fellowship will last between 2-3 months in the United Kingdom.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian individuals living in India between the ages of 25 and 45; postgraduate degree and/or at least five years of experience; the fellowship permits academics, writers, and translators to spend several months at host universities, conducting their own research and connecting with colleagues.

For more detail click on Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship in Creative Writing

Chief Minister Fellowship Program (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra’s Chief Minister, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis has launched a mission to recruit recent graduates into the administration. The objective is to capitalize on the youth’s vigor, passion for technology, and fresh perspectives. In exchange, Fellows acquire valuable work experience in the public sector. The Fellowship Program is designed to provide valuable experience to young individuals engaged in social development. This program is designed to educate young leaders, enhance their knowledge of public administration, and prepare them for future leadership roles. The fellowship program lasts 11 months and pays a monthly salary of Rs. 40,000.

Fellowship Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 26 years of age; first-class degree; at least one year of professional experience; basic fluency in Marathi; and this program is meant to give fellows with knowledge of government and policymaking.

For more detail click on Chief Minister Fellowship Program (Maharashtra)

Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associates Program (Haryana)

The CMGGA program is a good partnership between the government of Haryana and the University of Ashoka aimed at improving governance and building a wider influence on the ground level. Since 2016, the program has provided a platform for 25 young individuals to work closely with the Chief Minister’s Office to improve the state’s public service delivery through increased openness, accountability, and efficiency. The fellowships are awarded for a period of one year.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian citizens under the age of 28 with a bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience/postgraduate degree; fluency in English and Hindi Fellows serve as a liaison between the Chief Minister’s Office and district administrations.

For more detail click on Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associates Program (Haryana)

Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship (CMULF)

The Delhi Government has announced the Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship (CMULF) program, which offers a unique opportunity for young leaders from across India to work within the Delhi government on some of the country’s most pressing urban challenges and gain firsthand experience of what it means to “make change happen.” The Fellowship is open to exceptional and committed young people under the age of 35 from across the country. This CMULF program is designed for individuals who are committed to public service and willing to work for two years. The fellowship is two years in duration.

Fellowship Eligibility: Must be under the age of 35 and possess a Ph.D., post-graduate degree, MBBS, LLB, and Post-Graduate.” Professionals such as Chartered Accountants, Architects, and Company Secretaries who are registered with their respective professional bodies are eligible to apply for Fellows, with work experience.

For more detail click on Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship (CMULF)

Citizens for Public Leadership Fellowship

Citizens for Public Leadership Fellowship (CPL) is an apolitical, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting progressive public policies in India and developing our youth’s capacity to assume leadership roles in the public sphere. The CPL was created by a group of outstanding college students interested in actively contributing to nation-building while studying in the United States. The 12-month fellowship will be performed entirely online.

Fellowship Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be between the ages of 20 and 35 (as of October 2, 2020); hold a bachelor’s degree (as of October 2, 2020); and be an Indian citizen. The fellowship offers a two-pronged approach, focusing on both skill development and intellectual comprehension of a range of policy concerns.

For more detail click on Citizens for Public Leadership Fellowship

Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) Fellowship

Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) Fellowship Program aims to cultivate a global network of practitioners who embody these characteristics. The CDRI Fellowship Program’s objective is to advance research and innovation in disaster-resistant infrastructure (DRI). It accomplishes this by assisting practitioners, academics, and community leaders engaged in related endeavors. The fellowship has a one-year duration.

Fellowship Eligibility: Open to candidates from CDRI member countries; students, academics, and researchers; and practitioners from government agencies, service organizations, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. Each approved research proposal will receive a one-time award of up to USD 10,000 (or equivalent) to support and stimulate research on catastrophe resilient infrastructure.

For more detail click on Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) Fellowship

Cordes Fellowship

Cordes Fellowships enable extraordinary social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders working in poverty alleviation and economic justice to participate as Delegates in the Opportunity Collaboration, a four-day strategic retreat focused on issue solving. Cordes Fellows participate in the whole Opportunity Collaboration and all Delegate sessions. The all-inclusive Cordes Fellowship covers all on-site expenses, including room and meals (5 nights lodging, 3 meals per day), gratuities, and airport transportation. Each Fellow is responsible for their own round-trip airline tickets. The fundamental factor is financial need. The duration of the fellowship is only five days.

Fellowship Eligibility: Executives from for-profit and nonprofit organizations who have shown a commitment to social justice and poverty eradication.

For more detail click on Cordes Fellowship

CSIP Research Fellowship

Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit institution devoted to the Liberal Arts. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, and fundamental natural sciences. While philanthropy in India is gaining traction, pertinent research remains limited. As a result, Ashoka University’s Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) is introducing a research fellowship with the goal of expanding this sector, improving research capacity, and producing high-quality, rigorous results. The fellowship duration is of only nine months.

Fellowship Eligibility: The applicant or small groups of people can join, having several years of professional research experience who are based in India full-time and can conduct rigorous research and producing a publishable working paper during the fellowship period.

For more detail click on CSIP Research Fellowship

Dalberg Design Fellowship

Dalberg Design is the only design studio integrated within a strategic consulting business dedicated only to social impact. Dalberg Design Fellowship is building a global network of local experiences and recruits fellows to join our studios each year. We are seeking passionate and meticulous human-centered designers for a two- to five-month contract. The fellowship is only three months long.

Fellowship Eligibility: Eligibility requirements include experience working with social impact/design organizations, the capacity and willingness to travel, and competence in written and spoken English (French, Spanish, Swahili, Hindi are a plus)

For more detail click on Dalberg Design Fellowship

Data Fellows Programme

The Centre’s Data Fellows Program began in 2018 and connects partners to emerging fields of data-related knowledge that have the potential to improve humanitarian response and further the Center’s mission. The program’s structure exposes Fellows to several parts of the humanitarian system while allowing them to focus their time and energy on a specific project related to the use and impact of data in the sector. The Fellows’ work will be directed on three areas: data journalism, predictive analytics, and strategic communication. The fellowship is for a two-month period.

Fellowship Eligibility: Graduates with four years of relevant experience and postgraduates with two years of relevant experience are eligible.

For more detail click on Data Fellows Programme

Delhi Assembly Research Centre

The Legislature of the National Council of the Capital of Delhi (Delhi Assembly) proposed the establishment of a ‘Delhi Assembly Research Center (DARC)’ to provide fellowship and establish a database of relevant research and reference materials for lawmakers and other young Delhi youth and talented youth and the duration of the fellowship is of two years.

Fellowship Eligibility: Fellows must have a master’s degree and one year of experience, while Associate Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience. Fellows work with MLAs, Legislative Assembly Procedures, and various ministries within the Delhi Government.

For more detail click on Delhi Assembly Research Centre

Development Alternative’s Fellowship

The Development Alternatives fellowship program is aimed to sharpen young people’s talents and shape their thinking about the social sector before they embark on a well-defined career path.  The fellowship’s duration One year of full-time work and is an open-ended course that begins on the first day of each month except February, March, April, and May.

Fellowship Eligibility: Graduates and postgraduates are eligible to work and receive mentorship in one of six subject areas (natural resource management; basic needs fulfillment; employment generation; enterprise development; strengthening institutions; clean technology)

For more detail click on Development Alternative’s Fellowship

Digital Civil Society Lab Non-resident Fellowship

The Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL)  is a Non-resident Fellowship program that empowers social sector leaders by giving time for them to develop ideas that will improve civil society. The program’s goal is to generate and promote a varied range of initiatives proposed and directed by fellows. The fellowship provides time, space, expertise, and financial support to aid fellows in developing ideas into prototypes or activities, and fellows join a cohort that thrives as a result of their access to an intellectual community.  the fellowship is only one year in duration in US.

Fellowship Eligibility: Must be over the age of 18 and be eligible to obtain a visa. The fellowship encourages social sector leaders to devote time to developing ideas into prototypes or actions. All fellows will be responsible for conceptualizing, proposing, and implementing projects in one of two fellowship tracks: Civil society in the digital age or race and technology.

For more detail click on Digital Civil Society Lab Non-resident Fellowship

Disom- The leadership school

The Leadership School is a movement dedicated to the unwavering and sustainable building of a tribe of ‘Servant Leaders’ for our country. The school provides fellowship to promote modest, compassionate, and gracious leadership in the sharing of responsibilities and decision-making with communities and constituencies. The fellowship will last one year in an entire calendar year

Fellowship Eligibility: Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a working knowledge of English and/or Hindi and Throughout the program, fellows will work on conceptualizing and designing a dream mission (a major problem or gap they will address in their communities), as well as preparing the ecosystem for launch.

For more detail click on Disom – The leadership school

Echoing Green Fellowship

The Echoing Green team is made up of social entrepreneurs, nonprofit advisers, business strategists, data scientists, facilitators, and digital connectors. The organization provides unrestricted seed-stage funding and strategic foundational support to rising leaders committed to good social change, with a focus on social justice, creativity, diversity, and community. The fellowship is for two years.

Fellowship Eligibility: Minimum age of 18 years; fluency in English and a leadership development program for individuals and organizations committed to resolving a significant issue.

For more detail click on Echoing Green Fellowship

Fellowship for Climate Action

The Anant Fellowship for Climate Action is a year-long immersion program in global climate change solutions for climate change solutionaries. It is organized around a mentor-mentee relationship and aims to create a community of climate change trailblazers who interact and cross-pollinate ideas and skills from varied sectors, geographies, and generations. The fellowship will last one year on a part-time basis.

Fellowship Eligibility: Any individual with an interest in adopting climate change solutions and continuing to work will have their curriculum and mentorship experience tailored to their availability.

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Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship

The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships are designed to help India and the United States develop the long-term capability to address climate change-related concerns and challenges by bringing together scientific and technological research researchers from India and the United States. The Fellowship is open for climate-related research or teaching activities, or for a mix of research and teaching. The duration of the fellowship is six to twelve months in the United States.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian citizens with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 55% marks; registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution/received a Ph.D. within the last four years; fluency in English and required for doctoral/postdoctoral research on climate concerns.

For more detail click on Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship

Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships

The Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships are intended to assist outstanding Indians in pursuing master’s degrees at select American colleges and universities in the fields of Arts and Culture Management, including heritage conservation and museum studies; Economics; Environmental Science/Studies; and Higher Education and intended for highly driven individuals who possess leadership abilities. The fellowships are one to two years in duration, In the United States.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian citizens must possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 55% overall; at least three years of professional job experience; and fluency in English.

For more detail click on Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships

Gandhi Fellowship Program

The Gandhi Fellowship aims to inspire self-motivated students across the country to pursue the uncommon path of an experienced, residential fellowship in order to pioneer, explore, and lead large-scale social change. The fellowship program Two years, residential

Fellowship Eligibility: Graduates/postgraduates; professionals under the age of 26 and four semesters; program emphasizes the development of core competencies and requires fellows to demonstrate their learning and impact.

For more detail click on Gandhi Fellowship Program

German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Program is designed for recent university graduates from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, India, the Russian Federation, South Africa, and the United States of America who possess an international perspective and some leadership experience. The fellowship program In Germany, the duration is one year.

Fellowship Eligibility: Individuals who earned their first degree less than 12 years ago are eligible, and the fellowship is provided for work on a project devised by the applicant with a host in Germany of her choice.

For more detail click on German Chancellor Fellowship

Girish Sant Memorial Fellowship

Girish Sant, a trailblazing energy policy scholar, and public interest advocate died abruptly in February 2012. Prayas and several of Girish’s friends and well-wishers have established a fellowship program to encourage researchers to adopt his principles and approach of high-quality analysis, commitment to social equality, and attention to policy outcomes. The fellowship is for one year.

Fellowship Eligibility: Cannot be enrolled in an academic program; the fellow will work independently on a public interest energy research project that may include a combination of desk research, fieldwork, primary data gathering, and surveys.

For more detail click on Girish Sant Memorial Fellowship

Global Challenges Fellowship Program

The Global Challenges Fellowship brings together scholars from emerging non-Western powers to investigate humanities and social science issues important to the twenty-first century’s most critical public policy challenges. The GCF develops novel types of scientific collaboration and strengthens regional and international partners’ transnational and multidisciplinary engagement. The fellowship is one year in duration.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian citizens and the initiative encourages researchers and practitioners from different universities and institutes to conduct empirical studies and engage in dialogue with policymakers.

For more detail click on Global Challenges Fellowship Program

Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability (GPODS) Fellowship

The Global Fellowship is dedicated to developing future leaders at the crossroads of public policy, diplomacy, and climate change. Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability (GPODS) is a curriculum designed to serve as a springboard for public policy practitioners, business professionals, energy and climate change specialists, entrepreneurs, academics, scholars, and strategic analysts. The fellowship is of only for 3 months, online

Fellowship Eligibility: English proficiency is required, as is a commitment to finish the program from October to December. Developing leadership abilities through experience

For more detail click on Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability (GPODS) Fellowship

Goonj  Fellowship

Goonj strives to establish an equitable relationship of strength, nourishment, and dignity between cities and villages across the country by utilizing underutilized urban material as a catalyst for dignity-based development. The duration of the fellowship is only one year

Fellowship Eligibility: Between the ages of 21 and 30, a graduate in any discipline, and an Indian citizen

For more detail click on Goonj Fellowship

Head Held High (HHH) Fellowship

Head Held High Foundation is a Bangalore-based nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing humanity’s oldest and most pervasive problem: poverty. It does so through evaluation, social protection, financial inclusion, training, skill-building, and livelihood creation. The Eight months of the fellowship, with two months of training in Tumkur, Karnataka

Fellowship Eligibility: 18-30 years of age; Indian or international citizen; the major task of Fellows is to serve as trainers providing the HHH transformative program to rural adolescents at partner centers.

For more detail click on Head Held High (HHH) Fellowship

Henry Arnhold Fellowship

Henry Arnhold identifies leaders with promising conservation and climate solutions and assists them in designing and implementing them at scale through Henry Arnhold Fellowship.  The fellowship is for one year (the main event is two-week-long design courses on the coast of California in June of 2020 and 2021)

Fellowship Eligibility:  Professionals who are driven by impact are pioneering effective approaches to protect the environment and ecosystems, reduce climate change, and adapt to the new climate reality.

For more detail click on Henry Arnhold Fellowship

iCFDR Fellowship

The iCFDR Fellowship program is in Delhi, India. The Indian Centre for Development and Rights’ social work fellowship program aims to enhance the lives of children living in slums while also developing the young individuals selected as fellows into exceptional leaders with futuristic and holistic abilities. The fellowship is for one year.

Fellowship Eligibility:  Students in their last year, graduates, and working professionals (21 years or above age) and twelve hours every week: Weekends: seven hours; weekdays, five hours

For more detail click on iCFDR Fellowship

Impulse Model Press Lab Fellowship

Impulse Non-Governmental Organization Network (INGON) is a non-profit organization formed in 1993 by Hasina Kharbhih to address the issue of dangerous migration, exploitation, and human trafficking. The fellows are working against human trafficking extends beyond the eight states of North-East India and into neighboring countries like Nepal, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. The fellowship will last one year and will involve work in Model Press Lab’s One-Year Cross-Border Human Trafficking Journalism Fellowship from India, Nepal, and Myanmar.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian/Bangladesh/Nepal/Myanmar nationals with 2-3 years of journalism experience; media skills; willingness to work in partner nations.

For more detail click on Impulse Model Press Lab Fellowship

India Smart Cities Fellowship

The India Smart Cities Fellowship is a program sponsored by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) as part of the Smart Cities Mission. Fellows contribute zeal and vitality to the difficult but rewarding work of implementing cutting-edge, high-impact solutions to critical urban problems. The fellowship is for one year.

Fellowship Eligibility: Fresh graduates/postgraduates with a first division or a minimum of 60% marks; or PhDs; and are under the age of 35. Fellows will assist the Mission Director, SCM, and/or CEOs of selected Smart Cities with analytics, research, documentation, and independent assessment, among other things.

For more detail click on India Smart Cities Fellowship

Indian Administrative Fellowship

The Indian Administrative Fellowship (IAF) is a program for exceptional achievers from varied sectors who wish to make a positive difference in millions of lives by improving the reach and efficiency of large-scale government projects under the leadership of visionary civil officials. The fellowship is only for a period of 18 months.

Fellowship Eligibility: 10+ years of successful achievement and ability in problem-solving, persuading, and leading large-scale initiatives Fellows will collaborate with the government to develop and implement comprehensive strategies and initiatives for achieving sustained growth across state-level indicators.

For more detail click on Indian Administrative Fellowship

Indicorps Fellowship

Indicorps, a global nonprofit organization, grants Fellowships to individuals of Indian ancestry to work on sustainable development projects and its approach to growth necessitates a willingness to question one’s fundamental ideas about development and oneself. It takes a strong dedication to make a difference and bringing about positive change in a community.

Fellowship Eligibility: Indian citizens with a college/university degree or five years of equivalent work experience; fluency in English. Fellowships for young professionals of Indian ancestry who wish to make a significant impact on India.

For more detail click on Indicorps Fellowship

Indus Action Policy Cation Fellowship

Indus Action was created by Harvard undergraduates with the goal of resolving India’s systemic issues through public policy. The organization’s mission is to highlight the significant gaps between policy formulation and grassroots implementation. Additionally, it tries to mobilize public resources and empower communities in order to close that divide.
The fellowship is only for one year.
Fellowship Eligibility: Graduates with at least three years of work experience; good data analytical skills; strong technical skills for managing the MIS system

For more detail click on Indus Action’s Policy Action Fellowship

International Innovation Corps (IIC) India Program

International Innovation Corps (IIC) India places teams of diverse young professionals with government and leading social entrepreneurs in India. The Fellows are assigned to a variety of development projects and will use their innovative ideas to solve crucial development concerns.  The minimum 12-month fellowships are available on projects scoped for 1-3 years

Fellowship Eligibility: Graduate with a minimum of two years of work experience; under the age of 29.

For more detail click on International Innovation Corps (IIC) India Program

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