100 Young Indian Fellowships Programmes For Indian Students, 2014 USA

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science ,University of Pennsylvania, has offered Young Indian Fellowships Program (YIFP) for Indian Postgraduate Students , in USA 2014. Full Scholarship details are as follows:

School: University of Pennsylvania/ USA


Field(s):Multi-disciplinary programme focused on the Liberal Arts and run in association with the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Deadline: 15th November 2012

Funded by: University of Pennsylvania

Beneficiaries:Fellowship is opened to Indian Students

  • This postgraduate programme is open to:
    • Fresh undergraduate and postgraduate students
    • Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate degree
    • Those who have completed their undergraduate degree and postgraduate degree and have worked straight after that for not more than two years
    • There is no restriction with respect to the area of specialization
    • There is no restriction with respect to the medium of instruction (English, Hindi, regional language) that the applicant has been exposed to at the school level.
    • However, she/he should be able to converse, read and write in English given that the medium of instruction in the programme is English
    • All Indian nationals
    • Upper age limit is 28 years


    The YIF will be delivered completely free of cost to 100 deserving students from all over India. It includes:

    • Tuition for lectures and workshops delivered by the very best faculty and experts from around the world
    • Board & lodging for all students which includes stay at fully furnished apartments
    • Cost of spreading the awareness about the programme and administration
    • Fellows travel will not be covered by the fellowship
    • Other Benefits: You will be doing internship in a project based on your liking and background.
    • YIF has conceived the Experiential Learning Module, or ELM, to complement the academic work with real work experience.
    • The ELM work is supported by a team of coaches who provide essential guidance on structuring business problems, analysis and presentations.
    • Fellows will undertake eight month-long engagement with an organization after completing the first two terms of the programme.
    • These projects were finalized based on the background of our 2012- 2013 batch Fellows.
    • Number of Awards: 100 Fellowships
    • Duration: One-year


    • The Young India Fellowship Programme (YIFP) is a unique holistic, multi-disciplinary programme focused on the Liberal Arts and run in association with the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).
    • This one-year residential post-graduate programme brings together a group of bright young men and women from around India with the aim of creating India’s next batch of socially conscious leaders.
    • Fellows take classes in a range of subject areas that cover anthropology to ethics, life sciences to climate change, art appreciation to entrepreneurship.
    • They are mentored by amongst the best corporate, civil society and academic leaders in the country.
    • YIFP is delivered completely free of charge to students and is supported by a network of well-known corporate leaders, social activists, researchers and entrepreneurs.
    • The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is YIFP’s academic partner and has helped design curriculum and provide faculty.
    • The Young India Fellowship Programme(YIFP) is the precursor to Ashoka University, India’s first specialist Liberal Arts university, which is under development at Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Sonepat, Haryana.
    • Notifications: 15th Dec 2012-15th Jan 2013

    Fellowship Application Method

    • Apply on Online

    For more Information about The Young India Fellowship Programme(YIFP)

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