Naropa Fellowship Program 2018 one-year residential program

What is Neropa Fellowship Program ? The Naropa Fellowship is a one-year, fully-residential, post-graduate, academic programme focused on creating and nurturing agents of change who will work towards fostering an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and growth while preserving the cultural heritage of Ladakh and the Himalayan region. Application are invited from graduate students/professionals working in any field for Naropa Fellowship Program 2018


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About the Fellowship

  • The Naropa Fellowship is a one-year residential program for post-graduate candidates, designed for leadership development in the Himalayas.The inaugural Founding Class will consist of 50 Fellows, commencing on 01st September 2018 and graduating in August 2019
  • The fellowships aim to offer a fully sponsored one-year residential postgraduate program to the selected candidates who will display commitment towards the upliftment of Ladakh and the Himalayan region
  • Upon the successful completion of 1 year of fellowship, students will receive a certificate of completion of the program


Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: 10th August 2018
  • Program Commences at the Hemis Campus: 01st of September 2018


Fees & Scholarship

  • The Founding class of the Naropa Fellowship will admit 50 (fifty) Fellows in the class of 2018. Forty students of the founding class will be fully funded and eligible for full scholarships. The scholarship will also be available to international students on a needs-only basis.
  • The fee inclusive of tuition fee, hostel accommodation and meals, will be INR 10 lakhs. *GST as applicable


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates from all fields and professions are eligible to apply, with preference given to persons from Himalayan regions such as Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, and Himachal Pradesh, in India and Nepal and Bhutan internationally.
  • Candidates must have successfully completed their undergraduate degrees from recognized institutions and have a sound academic and extra-curricular record


Selection Process

  • Register on the website & login
  • Go to application form, fill it and submit
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Naropa Fellowship interview Panel


Application Procedure

  • Both online, as well as offline mode is available for filling and submitting the application form. Anyone who wants to apply for this scholarship can follow these simple steps
  • Applications are invited for the founding class of 2018. The Fellowship is open to students and working professionals from all fields, with preference for those from Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and other Himalayan regions across India, Nepal and Bhutan.
  • You can apply online by registering yourself on the website . Sign up to fill the Application Form
  • Submit the Application Form online:
  • Submit transcripts and resume
  • Interview by the Naropa Panel
  • OR
  • Download the Application Form:
  • Fill up and mail the Application Form to the address provided in the Contact section
  • Attach transcripts and resume
  • Interview by the Naropa Pane