Global Fellows program in India 2018

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IDEX ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE JULY 2018 GLOBAL FELLOWS PROGRAM IN INDIA!

IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India.

WHO DO WE LOOK FOR?  

In our 8 years of running the IDEX Global Fellows Program, we have had the privilege of working with some of the most influential change agents (sneak peak here). We’ve come to better understand how to bridge the talent gap in this rapidly evolving development sector. Now, we’re searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space.

IN A NUTSHELL:

  • 3 Week Virtual Orientation + 1 Week Field Orientation to induct you into India’s social sector and prepare you for the next six month field experience
  • 24 Weeks Social Enterprise Placement in India where your professional growth will be matched by personal growth while equipping you with the right tools to excel
  • Supported with a relevant, creative and progressive curriculum covering Social Innovation, Communications & Outreach, Resource Mobilization and Impact Assessment
  • Capacity Building Workshops & Meetings led by Subject Matter Experts and Mentors-in-Residence who are seasoned professionals and thought leaders in their respective fields.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

We are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations.IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills.  Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
  • A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
  • An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
  • Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact

FELLOW BENEFITS

The Tangible

  • Pre-departure Virtual Training
  • Monthly Transportation Stipend of $125 (approx. INR 8500) for the 6 months of fellowship term (prorated for the first and last months)
  • Housing in Bangalore for 1st month of fellowship term
  • Monthly capacity building workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors and a curated curriculum
  • A one-week Orientation in Bangalore, India to begin the fellowship
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager
  • Post-fellowship support
  • Internationally recognized professional certification in Social Enterprise

The Intangible

  • Strategically transitioning your professional skills to service the development sector in one of the biggest emerging markets
  • Adding professional credibility with this one of a kind, on the ground experience
  • Being engaged with an incredible diversity of world views, experiences and cultural traditions that fellows bring to the program.
  • Life Skilling – getting comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • Exposure to invaluable professional networks and alumni network opportunities
  • A global family for life!

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Apply Online at www.idexaccelerator.com
  • Applications Open – December 4, 2017
  • Application Deadline – April 15, 2018
  • Fellowship Start Date – July 2, 2018 
  • Fellowship End Date – December 21, 2018

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

IDEX is a tuition-based fellowship program, however, through funding from generous sponsors, IDEX is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to select candidates for use towards program tuition. 

Read also:  Jeroen Ensink Memorial Full Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries 2017/2018 – LSHTM, UK

We’ve been reviewing many more applications since we’ve now begun rolling admissions. This means that your chances of acceptance and a greater scholarship award for the fellowship program are higher the sooner you apply. Early birds can avail preferred payment plans. 

We actively encourage you to ensure you apply for our generous scholarship awards as applies to you, the IDEX Scholarship (Men and Women) and   InvestWISE Scholarship (Women only).

DEADLINE :  APRIL 15, 2018

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