Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament LAMP Fellowship 2017
Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament Fellowship 2017-18
The PRS Legislative Research, India has invited applications for filling up the LAMP Fellowship Scholarship Programme for the academic session 2017-18. The last date to apply for the programme is 12th February 2017.
Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship 2017-18 is an opportunity to being mentored by Member of Parliament for 10-11 months
In this tenure, fellows have to work full time with Member of Parliament, beginning from Monsoon session to the end of the Budget session of Parliament
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Duration of the Fellowship
The Fellowship starts from the middle of June every year and concludes in the following April - May (subject to the Parliamentary calendar)
The LAMP Fellows will receive a stipend of Rs 17000 per month, with an additional amount of Rs 3000 per month to cover any expenses incurred (such as local conveyance, telephone calls, internet charges etc)
PRS seeks to engage with highly-motivated, bright young people for the LAMP Fellowship
Candidate must be below 25 years of age, i.e. born on or after January 1, 1992
Candidate must have at least a Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline
Only Indian citizens are eligible for the LAMP Fellowship
The LAMP Fellowship involves a highly competitive selection process to enable brilliant, motivated young individuals across the country to be part of the Fellowship. Only Indian citizens are eligible for the LAMP Fellowship
Applications to the Fellowship are invited through an online application portal only
The online application form requires details of the candidate's academic background, relevant work experience and references. In addition, candidates are required to submit a statement of intent on what motivates them to be a LAMP Fellow and a short essay on a policy or legislative issue
The application process is followed by an interview of shortlisted candidates. Interview will be either in person or telephonic. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to furnish references. Note than any attempt to influence the selection process could lead to the disqualification of the candidate.
How to Apply
The LAMP Fellowship involves a highly competitive selection process to enable brilliant, motivated young individuals across the country to be part of the Fellowship. The eligible candidates should apply through the website http://lamp.prsindia.org/thefellowship
Such opportunities will be announced on www.prsindia.org
Application Deadline is 12th February 2017
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website .
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