VIF fellowship is a 1-year residency (extendable up to 3 years) program for motivated changemakers who are aspiring to build a successful career aligned with nation-building. It is a unique program that has been custom designed to fit the needs of each participant.  

Applications for the VIF Fellowship 2019 are open! – 1st round deadline: 31st December, 2018

What do we provide to the fellows?

  • Continued mentorship to fulfil aspirations
  • Customized curriculum and training for career-building
  • Total financial support worth ₹5,00,000/- per year
    • Food, accommodation in NCR
    • Sustenance stipend of ₹15,000/- per month
    • Performance-based rewards up to ₹1,00,000/-

What do we expect from the fellows?

  • Unflinching commitment towards nation-building
  • Striving for Excellence and learning  
  • Aspiration to build a successful career
  • Hard work and Focus
  • Have networked approach in respective careers

  • When

    Applications open in December-January and the fellowship begins in June of every year

  • Where

    The fellows live in Delhi NCR and travel for their projects whenever required

Career Paths

Civilizational Studies: Academia or Public Intellectual

School Education: Educationist or Education-entrepreneur

Electoral Politics: To be an active Politician

Community Development: Start a Non-profit organization, Community development leader

Strategic and Foreign Relations: Bureaucrat, Political Leader, Civil Society leader

Listen to other fellowship candidates sharing their experiences.