The Young India Fellowship Program 2016 at Ashoka University
Young India Fellowship 2016: (YIF) is a great initiative that has rapidly become one of the most sought- after programmes in the country. The Young India Fellowship at Ashoka groom young women and men who will lead India through the 21st century and this fellowship programme brings together around 225 students from across India for a one-year postgraduate Fellowship.
The Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University is now accepting applications till Feb for admission for the class of 2016-17. Last date to submit application for Young India Fellowship 2016 is 29th Feb, 2016 YIF has partnered with top-ranked international schools like University of Pennsylvania’s ; School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) ; Carleton College ; King’s College ; London and Sciences Po Paris. Students from all educational background and areas of study are welcome to Young India Fellowship 2016 (YIF), whether they studied engineering, design, commerce or literature, they are all coached and mentored into reaching their full potential.
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Young India Fellowship 2016 Course Structure
- The year-long YIF Programme is delivered over 8 terms, where each term lasts for 6 weeks.
- Each course is taught for 10 classes of 2 hours each. The final deliverables differ from course to course and Fellows are expected to meet their individual and team deliverables by the stated deadlines.
- Project work under Experiential Learning Module (ELM), which comprises of 3 credits starts in Term 2 and continues alongside the regular courses for the remaining 5 terms. There’ll be 2-week long ELM breaks during the year designated exclusively for ELM project work.
- Please refer to the YIF Academic Calender 2015-16 as an indicative of the structure of the year at the Young India Fellowship on this link
Young India Fellowship Courses –
The courses taught at YIF differ every year owing to the fact that most of our Faculty is Visiting Faculty from Internationally renowned Universities and Institutions. Nonetheless, there are some core courses which are repeated every year and it is mandatory for all Fellows to complete these courses.
Mentioned below is the list of courses that are being taught in the current year and the courses that have been taught in the previous years. Please refer to the list as indicative of courses that will be taught in the coming year, along with new additions.
CORE COURSES –
- Foundations of Leadership
- Statistics and its Application in the Modern World
- Historical Perspectives: Reason and the Making of Modern India
- Shakespeare and the World
- Political Economy of India’s Development
- Academic and Research Writing
- Leadership of the Emerging Economy
- Economics and Public Policy
- Mathematical Thinking
- Art Appreciation
- Culture and Communication
- Totalitarian Century
- Mind, Body and Breath
- Essentials of Business
- Art, Culture and Heritage
- A Hands-on Introduction to Visual Storytelling: Change makers
- India and the World since 1945
- Sociology of the Environment: Nature, Culture and Power
- Group Dynamics
- International Relations
- Philosophy and Cognitive Science
KEY DATES TO REMEMBER
- 16th Dec, 2015 – Admissions open
- 29th Feb 2016 – Last date of Application for Young India Fellowship 2016.
- 15th Mar- 15th May, 2016 – In- person interview for applicants.
- 15th April- 20th May, 2016 – Final offers to applicants interviewed for 2nd round.
- 15 July 2016 – Programme begins
Young India Fellowship Eligibility
The YIF programme is open to:
- Those with a recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree
- Those who are no more than 28 years of age on 31st May, 2016
Young India Fellowship 2016 Rewards
Young India Fellowship covers, in full or in part the following
- The average cost of the programme per Fellow is about INR 6 lacs and each student is sponsored fully or partially by a sponsor.
- Tuition expenses for lectures and workshops delivered by the best teachers and experts from around the world.
- Boarding and lodging expenses.