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