Thu. Jul 18th, 2019

American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellowship in India (Fully Funded)

Call Deadline: January 31, 2019
Fellowship Duration: 10-month
Fellowship Year: 2019-2020
Fellowship can be taken in India

Program Overview 


Applicants must:

  • 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


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