It is a full-time, two-year residential leadership programme for young people to engage with social issues in a real manner and devote their energies to bring about change. Fellows interact and work with teachers, community members and education officials to achieve the goal of creating model schools.
2 Years, 5 Schools, 1,000 Children and the Gandhi Fellow
As a catalyst for school change, each fellow brings change in 5 schools by being a resource person for the school principals and by potentially impacting the lives of 1,000 children. Fellows assist teachers and identify when and where Headmasters (Principals) need extra support. Fellows interact and work with teachers, community members and education officials towards the goal of creating model schools.
You 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.
Of the monthly grant 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 following conditions:
Fellowship termination between 0-11 months: no claim to cumulative reserve amount;
Fellowship termination after completion of 12 month: entitled to claim cumulative reserve amount for 12 months (i.e. 7000 x 12), but amount will be credited at the end of the Fellowship term;
Fellowship termination between 12-22 months: No claim for additional months after 12 months (i.e. 7000 x 12), but amount will credit at the end of the term of Fellowship;
Fellowship completion at 23 months: entitled to claim 23 months of cumulative reserve amount (i.e. 7000 x 23).
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.
Deadline: December 31, 2015
- You must be below 25 years of age by 1st July, 2016.
- You must be an achiever i.e have showcased excellence and passion in academics and/or extra -curricular activities (Sports, NSS, NCC, voluntary work, performing arts, literature, etc).
- You must possess compassion and sense of responsibility towards solving the pressing problems of India
- You can be from any of the diverse streams: Engineering, Applied & Pure Sciences, Commerce and Business, Humanities, & Liberal Arts, Social & Behavioural Science, Maths and Journalism, Education, Law etc.
Prizes and rewards: Total 10,000 scholarships of Rs. 60,000 in cash and Rs. 20,000 as summer attachment per year per scholar along with mentorship every year.
Deadline: December 31, 2015
There will be a strict, 3-level personalized and reflective recruitment process that will assess your various competencies of leadership