VIF Fellowship 2018-21
3 years for change
see a list of projects below
Constituency Development (F1802)
Prepare for Public Life.
Undertake development initiatives and constructive activism on local issues. Address these issues through community empowerment, grassroots projects, government initiatives and more. Prepare yourself as a committed and incorruptible representative of the people. Start with local level elections and keep performing.
Intended Career: Public Life OR Political Consulting
This project is for those who want to be in the thick of things. Young political activists who are working on development initiatives in their constituency, or those who are working on political campaigns are most suitable to apply.
Locations: Multiple. The location will the fellow’s constituency or a location where VIF will help the fellow to work with established leaders.
Civilizational Studies (F1804)
Research on India’s civilizational narrative and its role in India of the future
Work with academic mentors for research on civilizational issues. Prepare as a budding researcher and develop a subject interest. Pursue a higher academic degree such as Masters and PhD to continue academic interest.
Intended Career: Academia OR Public Intellectual
Produce thought on civilizational issues and their contemporary relevance. Become an academician and train the next generation of thinkers. VIF provides mentorship on various subjects within the umbrella of civilization studies, such as history, philosophy, governance, society etc. Indicate your subject interests in the application.
Location: Delhi OR the research university