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IDEX Global Fellowship Program in Bangalore India 2019

IDEX accepting Applications for the January 2019 Global Fellows Program in India

IDEX Global Fellowship Program 2019 - IDEX is thrilled to announce the opening of applications for the January 2019 Global Fellows Program! IDEX is a six-month fellowship experience designed for aspiring social intrapreneurs who want to take control of their career path while helping to address society's most pressing problem.

This is a high intensity, hands-on, immersive fellowship experience to help you begin the impact career you’ve always wanted


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Program Details

  • Pre-Departure Orientation 3 weeks Online: The IDEX Fellowship begins with three weeks of virtual training delivered by IDEX staff and alumni. This orientation consists of virtual seminars, readings, and strategic deliverables to personally and professionally prepare you for your six-month field experience.
  • Field Orientation 1 week in India: Field Orientation is an intensive five-day training and orientation event. Fellows will glean insight from professionals within India’s social impact sector, as well as undertake workshops and engage with professionals and colleagues in order to gain deeper insight and knowledge of key aspects of social impact work.
  • Social Enterprise Placement 24 weeks in India: For six months, fellows work with one of IDEX’s partner enterprises as key staff member. Fellows work full-time with enterprises, interacting with customers, working hands-on with projects while building their proficiencies and grappling first-hand with the complex issues of working for a socially-minded enterprise


Important Dates

  • Applications Open - 01st August 2018
  • Early Bird Applications End Date - 01st September 2018
  • Fellowship Start Date - 07th January 2019
  • Fellowship End Date – 28th June 2019

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.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Monthly stipend
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure Virtual Training
  • Monthly capacity building workshops
  • An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors
  • 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 Enterprises

Fellows Cost

  • Fellows will receive a monthly living stipend (approximately INR 8500) towards cost of their living expenses
  • IDEX estimates that fellows living expenses, while in India, will average $250-$350 USD per month based on the city placement


Eligibility Criteria

  • This Fellowship is for young professionals (21 - 35 years old) from across the globe who want to deep dive into the social impact sector and get first-hand experience of working in one of India's most popular and vibrant social enterprise destinations, Bangalore
  • 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 master’s 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


Application Process

  • Click here to sign up and apply (www.idexaccelerator.com)
  • Address - 3rd Floor, Padmavati Complex, #2, 80 Feet Road, Opposite NGV Indoor Stadium, Koramangala, 8th Block, Bengaluru-560095, Email id: idex-india@idexfellows.com

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