Call for Applicants: IDEX Accelerator Global Fellowship Program (January 2019 Cohort)

Due Date: 30.9 2018. Fellows representing diversity across nationalities, professional experience, academic disciplines, life perspectives, and personal passions are invited to apply for this high intensity, self-directed, hands-on, immersive six-month fellowship experience hosted in India.

Fellows will work full-time with one of IDEX’s partner enterprises in India as key staff members, interacting with customers, working hands-on with projects while building their proficiencies and grappling first-hand with the complex issues of working for a socially-minded enterprise.

The program is centered around 1:1 coaching, monthly mentoring workshops, curated readings, capacity building workshops, personal and professional development challenges, and relationship building with like-minded professionals.

Candidates must possess a college/university degree (any level or field); English language proficiency (written and verbal); minimum 1-3 years professional work experience; ability to obtain an India business visa (minimum of 6 months); excellent listening and communication skills (written and verbal); ability to perform in a high pressure environment.

Stipends for transportation (within India) and tuition will be provided. Tuition does not include travel to/from India, airport transfers, passport/business visa costs, housing, or living expenses. IDEX provides detailed city guides for fellows, outlining estimated living costs as well as offering some tips and tricks to adapting to India

Through its partnership with Indigogo, IDEX enables participants to crowdfund their fellowship. Limited partial scholarships are also available for deserving fellowship program candidates, including (a) IDEX Scholarship Fund (merit-based USD $500- $1,000) and (b) InvestWise Scholarship Fund ($2,500 for women candidates).

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