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William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

 

Description

AIF's Clinton Fellowship is an immersive volunteer service program training and placing young professionals to support development organizations in India. Through service and fieldwork, Fellows learn about inclusive leadership in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health. Fellows support grassroots organizations at a crucial moment of scalability through capacity building and skill sharing.

The American India Foundation is committed to catalyzing social and economic change in India, and to building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. Working closely with local communities, AIF partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions, and with governments to create and scale sustainable impact. Founded in 2001, AIF has impacted the lives of 4.6 million of India’s poor through interventions in public health, education, and livelihoods. AIF is committed to ending poverty in India, and joins the global call to action to end poverty globally by working towards many of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since inception, AIF’s William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India has been a strong model of SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals. It builds capacity through cross-cultural partnerships with NGOs and equips the next generation of leaders to accelerate social impact.

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Bachelors degree (not currently enrolled)

Age minimum or maximum:*
Yes
Minimum and/or maximum age? 21-34 years old

Open to international students:
No

Required to demonstrate financial need:
No

Discipline Area(s):
Open to All Disciplines

Demographic Information (preferred or required):

Award type:
Fellowship

Amount Awarded:

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
January

Date application is available:

USC endorsement required:
No

Award Details:

Is there an interview:
Yes

Approximate date finalists are notified:

Approximate date selected candidates are notified:
April

Average number of applications received:

Number awarded:
7% acceptance rate

Sponsor:

American Indian Foundation

 

Contact Information:

Primary Contact:
Global Office - New York

Position:

Phone:
1-888-243-4463

Email:
fellowship@aif.org

Website:
www.aif.org/fellowship

Address:
216 E. 45th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States