AIF’s Clinton Fellowship is an immersive volunteer service program training and placing young professionals to support development organizations in India. Through service and fieldwork, Fellows learn about inclusive leadership in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health. Fellows support grassroots organizations at a crucial moment of scalability through capacity building and skill sharing.
September 1, 2019 – July 2, 2020
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Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents or Indian citizens aged 21-34, with a Bachelor’s degree. We encourage candidates from all disciplines to apply. The scope of development work requires a diversity of skill sets, qualifications, and interests. This is reflected in the interdisciplinary Fellowship cohort that AIF selects each year.
Funded program that trains, supports, and matches Fellows with partner organizations in India for 10-month service projects. AIF provides professional development through workshops and thematic conferences throughout the program. AIF also provides insurance coverage and 24/7 emergency support. All program-related travel, visa support, and international airfare is covered by AIF. Fellows enjoy access to a global network of 450+ Alumni.
The American India Foundation is committed to catalyzing social and economic change in India, and to building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. Working closely with local communities, AIF partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions, and with governments to create and scale sustainable impact. Founded in 2001, AIF has impacted the lives of 4.6 million of India’s poor through interventions in public health, education, and livelihoods. AIF is committed to ending poverty in India, and joins the global call to action to end poverty globally by working towards many of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since inception, AIF’s William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India has been a strong model of SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals. It builds capacity through cross-cultural partnerships with NGOs and equips the next generation of leaders to accelerate social impact. Learn more at www.aif.org
Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019