R. Radhika|Apr 26, 2021
Ashoka University announces admissions to Young India Fellowship 2022
NEW DELHI: Ashoka University is all set to begin the admissions of the eleventh batch of its prestigious flagship programme, the Young India Fellowship (YIF) from November 3, 2020.
The first round of applications will remain open till January 7, 2021. The second and final round of applications will begin on January 8, 2021 and will be finished on April 12, 2021.
The one of its kind, fellowship programme trains outstanding young individuals to become effective and socially conscious leaders and change makers of the 21st century through a fully residential one-year multidisciplinary postgraduate diploma in liberal studies. It exposes Fellows to multiple academic and professional avenues within a year.
All interested individuals are required to complete an online application. Applications are evaluated holistically and shortlisted for an online writing test and a personal interview. Shortlisted candidates also get an opportunity to apply for financial aid. There are relaxations on document submissions at the time of applying, and the entire admission process will be online, to ensure social distancing and safety in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Candidates who have a recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline (can be final-year students at the time of application), and are no more than 28 years of age on August 1, 2021 are eligible to apply. Candidates may have work experience and/or postgraduate degree, and can be from any academic or professional background.
The fee for the Young India Fellowship 2021-22 will be maintained the previous academic year's fee of Rs 9.45 Lakhs, including tuition and residence.
Ashoka University provides a need-based financial aid programme for selected candidates. It will aim to provide necessary financial support to bridge the gap between the cost of the programme and their ability to pay. Need based aid will be offered in the form of fee waivers, ranging from 25% relaxation on tuition to 100% of the entire fee including residence and meals.
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