The Gandhi Fellowship Program is run and manged by Kaivalya Education Foundation and Piramal Foundation. The Fellowship is two-year programme for talented youngsters of India.
The program is aimed to develop a cadre of leaders to resolve the complexities of public system and bring social change. The Gandhi Fellowship is to provide youth with the opportunity for personal transformation through self-discovery and contribute to the causes around them. It creates a legitimate space for young people to engage with social issues in a real manner and devote their time to bring about school change through their tenure and effectively lead complex public systems in the future.
Who is applicable
They are looking for students of “top colleges” of India who have demonstrated leadership quality through their work in both academic as well as extracurricular activities. What is criteria of “top colleges” the fellowship providers decide according to their parameters. They also claims the extracurricular leadership by identifying in the form of school captain of sports, art club teams, house captain, president or secretary of college events, participation at state, national and international level competitions. Entrepreneurial activities are part of leadership experience.
Aplicants shall be entitled to an all-inclusive monthly grant of Rs. 14,000, a fixed monthly phone allowance of Rs. 600 and rent-free accommodation and other allowances as applicable. Out of the Fellowship of Rs. 14,000, half shall be paid on monthly basis and the remaining Rs. 7000 would be retained as interest-free reserve amount. The cumulative reserve amount will be paid at the end of the term of Fellowship after the period of 23 months. In case the Fellowship is terminated earlier, the cumulative reserve amount will be paid to you subject to their certain conditions.
Millionaire Social Ventures : Gandhi Fellowship is launching an exclusive Social Incubation & Enterprises Program. This program supports aspiring social entrepreneurs through special idea incubation, business mentor-ship and start-up funding support up to Rs 20 lakh after fellowship graduation.
You can check more detail information at: http://gandhifellowship.org/fellowship-programming.php