The Gandhi Fellowship Program, initiated in 2008 with a pioneering group of 11 Fellows, offers a remarkable 2-year journey of self-discovery and transformation. This program attracts talented and ambitious young individuals from India’s top institutions, who are driven by a mission to foster personal growth that ultimately leads to transformative societal impact.
The Gandhi Fellowship Program serves as a platform for these young minds to become beacons of change, shaping a future that is inclusive and just for all. Through a comprehensive curriculum and immersive experiences, Fellows are equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, and mindset to tackle complex social challenges.
To be eligible for the Gandhi Fellowship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:
- The applicant’s age should be less than 26 years as of 2nd October 2023.
- The applicant should be a graduate or a final year student of an undergraduate or postgraduate program.
By selecting exceptional individuals who possess a deep commitment to social change, the Gandhi Fellowship Program aims to create a network of leaders who can drive sustainable development and bring about positive change in their communities.
During the two-year program, Fellows engage in a range of activities, including fieldwork, workshops, and mentorship, which enable them to develop a holistic understanding of the challenges faced by marginalized communities. They also receive guidance in designing and implementing innovative projects that address these challenges.
The Gandhi Fellowship Program stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of non-violence, truth, and service. Through this program, young individuals are empowered to make a meaningful difference in society and contribute towards building a more equitable and compassionate world.