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Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2017 – Application, Eligibility, Dates

Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2017

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation invites applications for the Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2017. Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation provides funds for three major activities.

First one is Masters Degree at an International University: In this program, the fund will be given to one or two recipients for a 1-2 year in a reputed academic program in ecology or conservation and to facilitate interaction with the larger international community involved in conservation science and practice

The second one is Internship with an International Conservation Organisation: In this program, the fund will be given to one or two recipients for an internship of 6 weeks to 1 year with a university research group, NGO, government agency, etc.

The third one is Small Grants Program for a conservation research or implementation project within India: In this program, the fund will be given to 5 recipients for 1 year to lead and implementation of the project

Stipend, course fees, one-way international travel, etc


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Ravi Sankaran Fellowship 2017 Eligibility and Selection

Ravi Sankaran Fellowships are open to Indian nationals (who must also be resident in India at the time of applying) with a demonstrated deep interest in wildlife ecology and conservation through prior involvement in this field. Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree in any subject, and should normally be below 30 years of age on the first of July in the year of application

Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to conservation and strongly justify how the fellowship will further conservation in India. The Fellowship particularly seeks young applicants with bold and unconventional ideas for tackling conservation problems

Small Grant applicants must also submit a project proposal with budget. Full details accompany the application form for the specific activity

Ravi Sankaran Fellowship 2017 Application

There is a separate application form for each activity funded by the Ravi Sankaran Inlaks Fellowship Program. Please download and use the appropriate form for your application. All application forms are in Microsoft Word format.

Master’s abroad (to print and post)

Internship abroad (to print and post)

Small Grant (to email; max file size 1Mb)
Instructions on filling in and submitting the forms are contained within these files. Some fields have a word limit; please make sure you do not exceed this limit. In addition, please note:
a) Type out your answers to all questions in the space provided (note that the space will expand if needed)
b) Master’s and Internship applicants must enclose a letter of acceptance from the host institution
c) We will contact your referees directly - please ask them not to send their letters until they have heard directly from us
The completed form should reach us on or before the deadline - Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program, Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, C/o Inlaks India Foundation, 86/87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai-400021

For queries about the fellowships, please email: info@inlaksfoundation.org

Ravi Sankaran Fellowship 2017 Important Dates

Applications are now open for deadline 15 April 2017

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation

C/o Inlaks India Foundation, 86/87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai-400021, Website www.ravisankaran.org