Call Deadline: January 31, 2019
Fellowship Duration: 10-month
Fellowship Year: 2019-2020
Fellowship can be taken in India
Through collaboration and capacity-building, Fellows, AIF and civil society leaders form dynamic partnerships to capacity-build, exchange knowledge and skills, and share a mutual passion for advancing social and economic development. Fellows serve on an annual basis from September 1st to July 2nd with development organizations across India.
- Be a U.S. or Indian citizen, or a U.S. permanent resident;
- Be between the ages of 21 and 34 on September 1, 2019;
- Have completed an undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree before the start of the program on September 1, 2019.
- While the program is highly competitive, development work is by nature interdisciplinary and requires teams with diverse skill sets.
- We strongly encourage interested candidates from all fields, disciplines, and sectors to apply. We welcome applicants from a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience, both professionally and personally
- Candidates must show humility and an eagerness to learn within a cross-cultural context. Ideal candidates possess strong professional skills, relevant volunteer or other practical experience, and applicable academic credentials or training.
- Although proficiency in an Indian language other than English is not required to apply, it is a plus.
Note: The AIF Clinton Fellowship is open to U.S. Citizens, Indian Citizens, and U.S. Permanent Residents only.
- AIF and its host partners have high expectations of Fellows. Being in this role carries a lot of responsibility and requires diligence.
- During the course of the Fellowship, Fellows are expected to prioritize their work at the host organization above all else.
- In addition, there are a variety of deliverables to be completed during the Fellowship including blogs, proposals, monthly reports, presentations, and a culmination document.
- As a Fellow, you are considered an official ambassador for AIF and the Clinton Fellowship Program at all times.
- You are expected to act as such with dignity, responsibility, and respect.
How to Apply