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The Young India Fellowship (YIF) 2015-16

Deadline: 15-Dec-2015

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AwardTution Expenses, Boarding and Lodging, etc
EligibilityGraduate, Post Graduate, PhD, Professionals, Age <28years
CountryIndia
Scholarship provider contact details

No. 2, Green Avenue Street Green Avenue, Pocket D-3 Vasant Kunj New Delhi – 110070 (India) Tel: +91 11 6565 2643 For admissions queries: yifadmissions@ashoka.edu.in For any other queries: yifinfo@ashoka.edu.in

Description

The Young India Fellowship (YIF) seeks to groom young women and men like you who will lead India through the 21st century. The YIF will bring together 225 emerging leaders from around India in a one- year residential post-graduate programme in our nation’s capital. We will launch you on your leadership journey by opening your mind to a rich and diverse set of subjects and perspectives, delivered by some of the finest teachers of our generation from around the world. In this cross-flow of ideas and inspired learning, we will encourage and mentor you to discover your own self, to understand your personal values, strengths and aspirations, and create a process for you to build a broad life-plan that will align who you are with what you do in life. It really doesn't matter who you are: whether you graduated in the arts, science, engineering or commerce, we are committed to helping you get to where you want to go!

Eligibility

YIF programme is open to all Indian citizens* with:

  • No more than 28 years of age on 31st May, 2014
  • A recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree
  • Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate and postgraduate degree

The Fellowship promotes diversity and applicants from all areas of specialisation are encouraged to apply. While applicants who have been educated in a vernacular language as their medium of instruction are welcome, it is expected that they will be able to converse, read and write in English.

How to apply?

Applicants must submit a detailed application dossier. Each component of the application and the interview is important and the selection of the candidate for the programme will be made considering a combination of many factors. The process will include evaluation of the submitted application, telephone interview, personal interview and a general ability test to assess their verbal, written and analytical skills.
Submission of detailed application dossier:
Applicants can choose one of the following two ways to apply:
Apply online by registering himself/herself on the YIF website. Once registered a system generated e-mail will be sent to the registered email id of the applicant.

OR

Download the application form from the YIF website. A confirmation email will be sent to the registered email id of the applicant after receipt of the application.

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