Young Indian Fellowships Programmes For Indian Students in USA 2014
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Young Indian Fellowships. University of Pennsylvania funded Y o u n g Indian Fellowships Programmes for Indian Students in USA.  Let's dive to the full details. You ready?

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Pennsylvania | USA

Level: Postgraduate Degree

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

Deadline: Last date to submit applications for 1st round15th Dec 2013; Applications open for 2nd round 16th Dec 2013.

Funded By: University of Pennsylvania

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Young Indian Fellowships are targeted for Indian Students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: 100 Fellowships

‣ Scholarship Duration:One-year

‣ Scholarship covers: 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.


The one year programme of Young India Fellowship has been designed on the following key principles:

  • To provide a holistic learning experience which will open minds and broaden perspectives;
  • To nurture creativity, collaboration, empathy and adaptability;
  • To train in essential skills needed for research, problem solving, communication & management which will help transform ideas into action;
  • To provide inspiring teachers to excite and challenge their students to be the best they can be;
  • To spark new ideas and create opportunities for personal and professional growth for the participants under the guidance of donors, mentors and their network of friends and colleagues


Young Indian Fellowships programme is open to all Indian citizens* with:

‣ Applicants who are 28 years of age or less on 31st May,2014

‣ A recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree

‣ No more than three years of work experience

‣ The Fellowship promotes diversity and applicants from all areas of specialisation are encouraged to apply.

‣ While applicants who have been educated in a vernacular language as their medium of instruction are welcome, it is expected that they will be able to converse, read and write in English.

*Applicants holding PIO/OCI cards are also welcome to apply

Scholarship Application Method

Apply online here 

Admission process for YIF Class of 2014-15 will start from 5th September 2013 and close on 28th February 2014.

Scholarship Application Due Date: Last date to submit applications for 1st round15th Dec 2013; Applications open for 2nd round 16th Dec 2013.

YIF offers a rolling admission process and is split into two rounds.

Each round accepts applications within a specified date- window and selects Fellows from the pool of applications from that round. Please refer to the calendar below for important date-windows for the two rounds.

Application and admission calendar for 2014-2015

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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