Young Professionals Programme for Legal Empowerment (YPPLE) 2022

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EligibilityLaw graduates/legal professionals
AwardA stipend of INR 33,000 per month

About the Program


Last Updated On : 26-09-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Young Professionals Programme for Legal Empowerment (YPPLE) 2022 is an opportunity offered by the Centre of Social Justice to young law graduates/legal professionals who wish to pursue a career in the field of human rights as lawyers, practitioners, researchers or academics. During the fellowship period, each individual will spend a substantial duration in the field areas and the remaining time will be dedicated to research and writing, reflections, inputs and capacity building. The selected candidates will receive a monthly stipend of INR 33,000 per month.

  • Young Professionals Programme for Legal Empowerment (YPPLE) 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a young law graduate/legal professional
    • willing to engage with field realities, live in challenging conditions and travel extensively
    • display a strong drive, motivation and commitment towards working for social change

    A stipend of INR 33,000 per month will be paid to the selected candidates. The program is designed as a two-year engagement. At the end of the mandatory one-year commitment, candidates will have the option to either continue working with CSJ or opt-out.

    • An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Writing samples
    • A Statement of Purpose detailing motivations and reasons for applying to the program. [Note - Candidates must also clearly specify their areas of interest and expectations from the Organization. (1,000 words)]
    How can you apply?

    The eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the below-mentioned steps -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Fill in the required details, upload the documents and submit.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 30th September 2022

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be shortlisted based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted further for a short interview followed by a two-day selection process at the Ahmedabad office. The final selected candidates will be invited for a one-month probation period. The organization will confirm the selection of candidates for the program based on an appraisal of their performance during the month.

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This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January, 2025. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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