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List of Top International Fellowships in January-February 2019 for Indian Scholars

By CSRBOX On 21 January 2019
List of Top International Fellowships in January-February 2019 for Indian Scholars

List of Top International Fellowships in January-February 2019 for Indian Scholars 

NGOBOX, India’s largest developments sector platform, brings together fellowship opportunities for NGOs in India. Here we are listing top big fellowship opportunities in February 2019.

The Fox International Fellowship

Organization: Yale University

Application Deadline: 31st January 2019

About the Fellowship:

The Fox International Fellowship is a graduate student exchange program between Yale University and 20 world-renowned partner universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. Fox International Fellows are selected for their potential to become leaders in fields such as: International relations and global affairs, law, environmental policy, public health, social sciences, economics, political science, business and finance, management, and contemporary history. The Fellowship lasts for 10 months, beginning mid-August each year. Fellows in residence at Yale attend orientation and functions throughout the year with the Fox family and the broader Yale, New Haven, and Connecticut communities.

Perks & Benefits: General allowance i.e. An allowance to cover airfares, housing, health insurance cost and a stipend (determined by Yale) to cover living expenses at the normal rates for graduate students registered for a degree at Yale.


  • Be enrolled in the final year of an undergraduate degree or enrolled in a graduate research degree at the Jawaharlal  Nehru University
  • Be in the progress of writing your thesis or be working on a current project, an extension of a previous project or suggest an entirely new avenue of inquiry
  • Be engaged in a relevant to social sciences or humanities disciplines, including interdisciplinary fields, such as business/management, public administration, international relations, environmental policy, and public health.
  • Students accepted as Fox Fellows at Yale will be notified by mid-April.


For more information please check the Link.


Dalai Lama Fellows

Organization: University of Virginia

Application Deadline: 3rd February 2019

About the Fellowship:

Dalai Lama Fellows, founded in 2010 with the inspiration and encouragement of the 14th Dalai Lama, is reimagining leadership by cultivating and supporting a global movement of next generation leaders applying universal values and local understanding to solve global challenges at the communal level in the following areas: mitigating economic disparity, diminishing violence, gender inequity, improving cross-cultural and interreligious cooperation, facilitating new and more holistic educational approaches, and enhancing environmental sustainability. Over the course of a year, each Fellow designs and implements an original Field Project addressing a global challenge.  Upon graduation, Fellows join a Life Long Community.

Perks & Benefits: Un-paid but includes other moral and life-long benefits

Eligibility - The program is focused on next-generation leaders (individuals between 20-35 years of age) who are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate schools at the time of applying and who intend to be enrolled and on campus during their Fellowship year.  Applications are accepted from individuals who are no longer enrolled in school but fall in this age range and who are committed to working in social change.


For more information please check the Link


Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019

Organization:  The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Application Deadline: 6th February 2019

About the Fellowship:

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students from anywhere in the Commonwealth the opportunity to gain a Master's degree, while developing new skills, experiencing life in another country, and building their global networks. Scholarships are for students committed to creating change in their communities, contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will contribute to the development of the future Commonwealth. The scholarship is fully funded and supported by numerous Commonwealth governments. Students can apply in any of the preferred streams- Arts and humanities Medicine, health and life sciences, Physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, and Social sciences.

Perks & Benefits: Award recipients receive:

  • Tuition fees
  • A living allowance (stipend)
  • An economy class return airfare to their Host country
  • An arrival allowance
  • A research support grant – on request only; subject to approval


  • You must have already completed your degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the time of application
  • There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a QECS Award.
  • Citizens (or those who hold refugee status) in a Commonwealth country are welcome to apply.
  • Students who want to pursue Master’s Degree in any of the  broad range of subject area should apply


For more information please check the Link


World Press Institute Fellowship Programme

Organization:  World Press Institute

Application Deadline: 15 February 2019

About the Fellowship:

World Press Institute (WPI) was established in 1961 to strengthen and promote the founding principles and best practices of journalism in the United States and around the world that lead to transparency and accountability of the government and private sectors. Each year, the institute bring together 10 professional journalists from all over the world and immerse them in the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States where they learn about the roles and responsibilities and evolving business models of the U.S. media, while engaging in the life and times surrounding them. In a guided tour across the country – including Chicago, New York City, Miami, Austin (Texas), San Francisco, and more – the fellows will meet with and interview subject matter experts in media outlets, think tanks and advocacy organizations.

Perks & Benefits: WPI pays the following program expenses:

  • Transportation Roundtrip airfare to the United States.
  • Travel within the United States related to the WPI program.
  • Lodging Food Fellows receive a modest daily allowance to purchase food.


  • At least five years of full-time employment in print, broadcast or online journalism, including News or editorial departments of newspapers, wire services, radio, television, websites or online publications.
  • Photojournalists, editorial cartoonists, columnists and broadcast producers. Those who supervise journalists are eligible if they also have at least five years as a working journalist.
  • Any journalism-related work completed as a university student does not count toward experience. Those who work in public relations or at organizations whose primary business is not the media are not eligible.
  • Must be currently employed as a non-U.S. journalist working outside of the United States.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • The potential for leadership.


For more information please check the Link


Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019

Organization:  Yunus Youth

Application Deadline:  18 February 2019

About the Fellowship:

Y&Y was inspired by the work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and his belief.T he fellowship enables early-stage young social entrepreneurs to create stronger positive social impact, while also helping them to become financially sustainable by providing mentoring, business training and access to a global network. Yunus & Youth offers a 6-month Global Fellowship Program which is entirely online. By training talented young social business leaders and accelerating their enterprises with the right resources, the programme cultivates a highly capable and impactful next generation of social entrepreneurs wherever they are. The fellows gain One-On-One Mentorship, Online Learning Platform, and A Global Network

Perks & Benefits: Unpaid but involves other benefits –

  • Fellows connect to experienced business experts that will support them on regular one-on-one mentoring sessions providing the support they need to start up, grow, become investment ready and create sustainable social impact.
  • Fellows immerse in a social business training ground where they receive all the resources they need to develop a strong business plan

Eligibility: If you have started working on your social business and are dedicated to making it succeed, then you fulfill the main criteria. You must be under 35 years old, comfortable speaking and communicating in English and have access to a stable Internet connection. You must also be able to commit to at least 5 hours per week on exercises that will help you improve your business

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IGLP Residential Fellowship Program

Organization: Institute for Global Law and Policy, University of Harvard

Application Deadline: 22nd February 2019

About The Fellowship:

Inaugurated in 2006, the Fellowship Program offers full or partial doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLPs ongoing work. The number of Fellowships awarded each year depends upon the available funding. Applicants considered for Fellowships are those whose work is challenging, original and focuses on progressive and alternative ideas within international law. The Institute welcomes all interested scholars who are currently pursuing research in the areas of global law, economic policy, and social justice to apply for our residential Fellowships. Alumni of IGLP Workshops are especially encouraged to apply.

Perks & Benefits: Fellows are awarded a competitive stipend commensurate with experience, and taking into consideration other research support held by Fellows. The Fellowship also includes a shared office at the Institute, a computer, and printer, access to the Law School’s Libraries as well as other libraries at Harvard. With the permission of the teaching faculty member, IGLP Fellows may audit Law School courses on a non-credit basis.

Eligibility: The Institute welcomes all interested doctoral and post-doctoral scholars who are currently pursuing research in the areas of global law, economic policy, and social justice to apply for our residential Fellowships. Alumni of IGLP Workshops are especially encouraged to apply.


For more information please check the Link.



Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence

Organization: University of Oxford

Application Deadline: 27 February 2019

About the Fellowship:

The Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence at the University of Oxford an economic powerhouse of the global economy and the world’s largest democracy, India. Every year twelve selected Gurukul Fellows will be offered an intensive, twelve-week residential course at the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at the University of Oxford to study.T his innovative programme will familiarise India’s future leaders with an understanding of the contemporary opportunities and challenges of global integration, the leadership skills to play a leading role in meeting them, and the knowledge to translate this into policy and practice. The course includes numerous site visits in the UK and Europe.

Perks & Benefits: Each fellowship includes:

  • Full programme fees
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
  • Return economy flight from India to the UK


  • Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country.
  • You must not hold British nationality.
  • Have at least ten years’ work experience prior to applying
  • Be a mid-career professional with strong leadership potential in a wide range of sectors including state or central government, the private sector, media, and civil society
  • Have a good working knowledge of English to be assessed by a qualified English language assessor
  • Have a postgraduate level qualification or equivalent professional training or work experience in a relevant area at the time of application
  • Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines, requirements, and expectations of the programme.

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The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT

Organization:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Application Deadline: 28th February 2019

About the Fellowship:

The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT supports a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology, and environmental reporting. KSJ@MIT is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to apply. Among the many Knight Fellowship programs and activities, some are - Seminars, Field Trips, Digital Media Training, and Workshops. The fellowship is for a period of 9 months.

Perks & Benefits - Fellows receive a stipend of $70,000 as well as some additional benefits, including basic health insurance.

Eligibility –

  • Be full-time journalists, whether on staff or freelance. Part-time writers or producers are not eligible.
  • Have at least three full years of experience covering science, technology, the environment, or medicine.
  • Be reporters, writers, editors, producers, illustrators, filmmakers, or photojournalists. This includes work for newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and digital media.

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