Ashoka University Young India Fellowship

The Young India Fellowship (YIF), is a one-year residential multi-disciplinary post graduate programme which provides Liberal arts education with a focus on experiential learning. It aims to improve the standard of higher education in India and allow for a more expansive and engaging learning module than is currently available in the country. Young India Fellowship s the under the newly established Ashoka University, located in the Rajiv Gandhi Education City near Delhi. The University has been established with a goal to change the job oriented mind-set of the Indian education system dominated by professional courses to a more disciplined and focused research studies and create future ‘Nobel Laureates’.  The Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University is delivered in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Carleton College, University of California Berkeley, University of Michigan, King’s College London, Trinity College Dublin Sciences Po, Yale University and Wellesley College.

Benefits of Ashoka University Young India Fellowship:

  • The average cost of fellowship per fellow is about Rs. 6 Lakh and each student is full or partially sponsored by sponsor
  • The student will get boarding and lodging expense
  • The student will also get the cost of reading and case material, library subscription and purchase of textbook
  • Lifetime access to network of mentor’s , peers and sponsors
  • Student will get national recognition as change agent of tomorrow
  • Student will get a favourable consideration to perusing a master’s degree or PhD at UPenn and to peruse any masters level course at Ashoka University in future
  • Young India fellow will receive a certificate of completion Co-Signed by IFRE and UPenn

Required Eligibility and Conditions for Applying Ashoka University Young India Fellowship: 

  1. Young India Fellowship Programme is open to all young men and women
  2. Students who are in final year of their under graduate or post graduate degree (any discipline) from a recognised college of India
  3. Students who complete their undergraduate and postgraduate degree and have working after that for not more than 3 year
  4. The applicant should not be more than 28 years of age
  5. The applicants who have been educated in another language than English as their medium of instruction are welcome, but expected that they will be able to converse, read and write in English

Document Required for Applying Ashoka University Young India Fellowship:  

  1. Passport size Photograph
  2. Passport or any other Identity proof
  3. Photocopy of SSC/HSC Marks card
  4. Photocopy of Last exam Passed
  5. Photocopy of Income Certificate
  6. Original Graduation Document should be submitted at the time of admission

Application procedure: 

  1. Online Application: The candidate can apply online on the official website. After registration will receive the conformation mail on the registered email Id.
  2. Download Application Form: Candidate have to send email to the for the hardcopy of the application form. And filled application form submit to the address mention as first address in a contact details below

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the following address for more information:
  2. Young India Fellowship Programme, Ashoka University, Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Kundli, Sonepat, Haryana- 131029
  3. Email ID:
  4. Phone No: +919958293745

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links:

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