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Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: 12-Feb-2017

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AwardStipend of Rs 17,000 pm plus Rs 3,000 pm for other expense
EligibilityGraduates not more than 25 years
CountryIndia
Scholarhip provider contact

PRS Legislative Research, Institute for Policy Research Studies, 3rd Floor, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya 212, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, New Delhi-110002, India, Phone: 01143434035, 01143434036, Email: lampfellowship@prsindia.org

DESCRIPTION

Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2017-18 is an opportunity to being mentored by Member of Parliament for 10-11 months. In this tenure fellows have to work full time with Member of Parliament, beginning from Monsoon session to the end of the Budget session of Parliament.

The essential part of a LAMP Fellow is to give investigate contributions to help the MPs satisfy their parliamentary obligations, for example, making inquiries, raising matters of open significance, taking an interest in civil arguments, composing addresses, drafting private part Bills, among others. The Fellows will be situated in Delhi amid the Fellowship Period. Lamp Fellows will also connect with approach producers and specialists from various segments through cooperation in workshops on imperative arrangement and improvement issues. Amid the intersession time frame, workshops are led on subjects like Health, Education, Infrastructure, Public Finance, and so on.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Applicants must be below 25 years of age, i.e. born on or after January 1, 1992.
  • Graduates in any academic discipline are eligible to apply.
  • Indian citizens are only eligible for this fellowship.

HOW TO APPLY

The application can be done online only with the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the apply online link.

Step 2: The form should be filled out in one go only.

Step 3: It has 9 sections, fill each section carefully.

Step 4: At first, tick the correct one for how did you know about the LAMP Fellowship and fill the following fields.

Section 1: Personal information and contact details
Section 2: Academic Qualification: Bachelors Degree
Section 3: Academic Qualification: Post Graduate Degree (if applicable)
Section 4: Academic Qualification: Other Degree / Course (if applicable)
Section 5: Work Experience (excluding internships)
Section 6: Internship Experience
Section 7: Statement of Intent (500 words)
Section 8: Short essay on a legislative/policy issue (500 words)
Section 9: Other achievements

MORE INFORMATION

After the Fellowship completed, several LAMP Fellows pursued higher education in institutions like ISB, IIMs, Yale University, Columbia University, Oxford and LSE. Others choose to work in areas like policy research, political consulting, public relations and the development sector and some continued to work with MPs.

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