Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation invites application for Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2020. Interested candidates can apply for the fellowship till April 15, 2020. Read on to check out details on eligibility criteria, application process, selection and more.


Fellowship Category

An Internship with an institution abroad.

A short research or implementation project within India (Small Grants).


Inlaks Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2020 Important Dates

Applications Open

04th February 2020

Applications Deadline

15th April 2020, 12 noon



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


Eligibility Criteria for Inlaks Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2020

The Internship opportunity and Small Grants are open to Indian nationals’ residents in India at the time of application with a demonstrated deep interest in wildlife ecology and conservation through prior involvement in this field.

Applicants must have a Bachelors’ degree in any subject and must be below 30 years of age at the time of application.

Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to conservation and strongly justify how the opportunity will further conservation in India.

The Foundation particularly seeks young applicants with bold and unconventional ideas for tackling conservation problems.


Selection Criteria

All the applications will be screened by a committee of experts and shortlisted candidates will be informed.

Candidates that have been shortlisted for the Internship opportunity will be called for an interview in Mumbai.

The small grantees will be selected based on their project proposal only; no interviews will be conducted.

The Internship and Small Grant recipients must submit a detailed interim report and a final report at the end of their term. All reports must contain an accounting of funds spent.


Inlaks Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program 2020 Application Process

Interested candidates can apply through official website

Applicants for the Small Grants must submit a project proposal and a full budget along with the completed application form

Applicants for the Internship must submit their offer letter from the foreign institution along with the completed application form

Instructions on filling in the forms are given in the form itself. The forms must be emailed in PDF format (max file size 1 MB) as indicated below:

Internship opportunity completed form to be emailed to: [email protected]

Small Grants opportunity completed form to be emailed to: [email protected]


 For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website