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Young India Fellowship

Applicant Class Year: 
Minimum GPA: 
Additional Eligibility Notes: 

Citizenship restricted to Indian Nationals.  Seniors, recent grads, and graduate students. 

Funding Type: 
Scholarships / Fellowships
Funding Source: 
Externally-funded opportunity
International Students Eligible?: 
Yes – Opportunity has no citizenship restrictions

First Round Deadline: December

Second Round Deadline: February

A one-year residential, multi-disciplinary postgraduate program based on the liberal arts. The fellowship is offered completely free of cost to individuals from around the country and across a breadth of academic disciplines; each fellow has a sponsor committed to the program. Fellows undertake a total of 26 courses during the one year (full-time residential) program; they are also mentored by some of the best minds and role models in India through the YIF Council of Mentors; finally, they undertake a year-long team-based consulting and research project created especially for the YIF. The fellowship is being referred to as India’s own Rhodes Scholarship:  it is a full scholarship to cover the entire fee, boarding, and lodging for this prestigious fully-residential, full-time program. On completion, experienced placement counselors will support and guide Fellows in securing careers or higher-study opportunities in their areas of choice.