Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2020-21

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Last updated on: 06-Jan-2020
EligibilityBachelor's degree holders
RegionIndia
AwardStipend of INR 20,000 per month
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

PRS Legislative Research invites applications for Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2020-21 from bachelors degree holders. The aim of this fellowship is to provide an opportunity for the young candidates to be mentored by a Member of Parliament for a period of 10-11 months. Selected fellows will get the opportunity to engage with experts from diverse sectors and understand important policy and development issues of the country during the fellowship course and they will also receive a stipend of INR 20,000 per month.

Fellowship
  • Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2020-21 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be an Indian citizen
    • Be 25 years of age or below
    • Have at least a Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline
    Benefits

    LAMP fellows will receive the following benefits -

    • A stipend of INR 20,000 per month during the course of the Fellowship
    • An opportunity to be a legislative assistant to a running Member of Parliament
    • An opportunity to learn law-making and public policy
    Documents
    • Two 500-words essays
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the link to go to the application form.
    Step 2: Fill in the application form.
    Step 3: Submit the completed application.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 26th January 2020

Selection Criteria

The application submitted by the candidate will be scrutinized during the initial round of evaluation. Shortlisted candidates from the initial round will go through another round of interview conducted by PRS.

Terms and Conditions
  • The Fellowship starts from the middle of June with a rigorous 1-month long training. The Fellows will be assigned to their respective Member of Parliament during the Monsoon session of Parliament and will continue to work with the MP till the end of the Budget session, the following year.
  • The LAMP Fellowship is not an internship. In their work with MPs, LAMP Fellows work as full-time professionals.
  • LAMP Fellows are expected to commit to a full-time engagement with the Fellowship. The Fellows cannot pursue any additional academic or professional assignments during their engagement as a LAMP Fellow.

 

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