Gandhi Fellowship Programme 2014-16

Description: An intensive two-year residential programme that helps talented young people develop the leadership skills necessary to bring positive change in society.

The Fellowship challenges these young people to support primary school headmasters in transforming their schools.

Eligibility: Any graduate, student in final year of post graduation or young professional under age of 25 can apply for it.

Selection Process: Application by email, telephonic interview and final personal interview

Prizes & Rewards: Monthly stipend of Rs. 14, 000 for two years with other allowances

Deadline: November 30


US-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund 2013-14

Description: To promote joint activities that would lead to innovation and techno-preneurship through the application of science and technology. The aim of the fund is to support and foster public good through commercialization of technology between US and Indian researchers and entrepreneurs.

Eligibility: One partner from each country, that is, Bi-national team of individuals, start-up or incorporated companies.

Application: Online

Prizes & Rewards: Grants of up to Rs. 2.50 crore or approximately US $450,000.

Deadline: November 30


Rural Research and Development (IRRAD) Fellowship 2014

Description: To work on rural development projects in select districts of India with focus on analysing rural poverty and livelihood system dynamics of the communities and sustainability of IRRAD’s development interventions.

Eligibility: A full-time researcher or a PhD student. Duration of the fellowship is six months

Application: Submit research proposal and curriculum vitae along with two references to

Prizes & Rewards: Grant of Rs. 1,80,000

Deadline: November 15