Applications invited : Deshpande Fellowship

Image and Content Courtesy: Deshpande Foundation The Deshpande Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for budding social entrepreneurs. The Fellowship is an interactive, applied learning experience that aims to foster a generation of successful social entrepreneurs. Participants will learn existing best practices and engage with the foremost social entrepreneurs and local innovators to develop a working knowledge of leading social change models. The program will leverage this theoretical framework to aid each participant in the creation of an individualized proposal for social change. Fellows will be expected to implement their innovations with partner institutions. Twenty (25) Fellowships will be awarded. The last date for application is 1 May 2009. Women are encouraged to apply. Period: August 2009 till January 2010. Deadline: Apply by 1 May 2009.

Fellowship Amount: Rs. 7000 per month with opportunities to increase amount up to Rs. 12,000 based on level of individual performance. Selection: Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit Hubli for group discussion and interviews. For more information and to apply online, access here: Contact: Chinnababu Email: Phone: 0836-237-8430

May 1, 2009 12:00AM