About Nehru fellowship 2023-24
The Nehru Fellowship in Politics and Elections is a unique opportunity for young, progressive Indians to understand politics and elections in India. The Fellowship aims to provide unparalleled hands-on exposure to the different functions of a political consulting firm, including Campaigns, Policy Research, Political Strategy and Communications.
Additionally, the Fellows may also get the opportunity to work in an election war room, or in the office of a senior politician.
important points of Neharu fellowship
application deadline for the Nehru Fellowship?
The last date to apply is 23rd July 2023.
Who is eligible to apply for the Nehru Fellowship?
The applicant should
i) Be an Indian citizen and
ii) Have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
We are looking for candidates keen and passionate about driving change in Indian politics.
What is the duration of the Nehru Fellowship?
The Nehru Fellowship is a 12-month full-time fellowship.
What is the monthly remuneration of the Fellows?
The monthly stipend is Rs 75,000.
What additional benefits will be made available to the Fellows?
Health insurance coverage would be available during the term of the Fellowship.
What kind of career opportunities are available post-fellowship?
The Fellows can aspire to build their careers in political consultancy, public policy research, governance advisory, social development, media, brand management and communications. For instance, a Fellow specialising in research can aspire to be a public policy researcher.
How is the fellowship structured?
The fellowship will start with a two-week training stint. This will be followed by a six-month work placement in three verticals of the organisation. Fellows shall spend the remaining six months specialising in one functional area of their choice.
For example, if a Fellow is inclined to specialise in communications, he/she can choose to work for two months each in any three of these four verticals: Research, Political Strategy, Campaigns and Communications. Post this, he/she can spend the remaining six months in the Communications vertical.
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