IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2020

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Last updated on: 19-Mar-2020
EligibilityBachelor's degree holders
AwardMultiple benefits

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About the Program

Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) invites applications from Bachelor's degree holders for IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2020. The programme is a scholarship-based 10-month full-time, residential, inter-disciplinary fellowship based at the IIHS City Campus in Bengaluru. It seeks to combine classroom-based teaching, site-based applied to learn, working in live projects, and external internships to introduce the fellows to diverse forms of urban practice. The selected candidates shall receive scholarships that cover tuition fees and provide stipends to cover daily living expenses.

  • IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be an Indian citizen
    • Have basic proficiency in reading English
    • Hold a Bachelor's degree in any subject or discipline
    • Not exceed 30 years of age at the time of the program commencement
    • Be born on or after 1 August 1990

    Note: Applicants without any formal education after their 10+2 may also apply.


    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits:

    • Residential fellowship delivered through 8 months of in-class teaching at IIHS City Campus in Bengaluru followed by 2 months of internship placements
    • Scholarship that covers tuition fee
    • Stipends available to cover daily living expenses for candidates with significant financial needs
    • Personal statement
    • Essays
    • Audio-visual material of candidate's own making that compliments the application to be uploaded
    • Any other information the candidate would like to provide (up to 200 words)
    • Sample of work


    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click here to apply for the scholarship and register.
    Step 2: Login and fill an application containing personal details, education details, personal essays, sample work, etc.
    Step 3: Submit the application online or by post to the address below:

    The Admissions Committee
    IIHS Bengaluru City Campus, 
    No. 197/36, 2nd Main Road, 
    Bengaluru 560 080

Important Dates

Applications starting date: 16th March 2020
Applications deadline: 19th April 2020 (Thursday 18:00 hrs, IST)
Shortlisted candidates to be contacted for interviews: Third Week of May 2020
Selected and waitlisted candidates will be informed: End of June 2020

Terms and Conditions
  • The UFP is committed to providing scholarships to all candidates that receive admission, who are unable to pay the programme tuition, after a review of their financial needs.
  • The programme is need-blind and the selection and admission into the programme will not be affected by the candidate's ability to pay.
  • Shared accommodation for the programme is free and available to all candidates who receive admission. 
  • Costs that will not be covered here include commuting costs to and back from the campus, other incidental costs such as dining out, additional purchases, etc.
  • All admitted fellows will be asked to submit INR 20,000 as a deposit to secure their admission that will be adjusted against the fee.
  • Through the UFP, Fellows will:
    • Understand issues of urbanisation in India and the global south from multiple disciplinary perspectives.
    • Learn from practice as a young professional seeking to enter the urban sector.
    • Develop skills necessary to analyse, understand and identify key urban issues in India.

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