India Elects Fellowship 2024: Apply Now, Eligibility, Important Dates

Hello friends, if you want to join a prestigious organization in India, the India Elects Fellowship will give you a special opportunity. This fellowship program provides an opportunity for motivated people to work in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. If you also want to join this fellowship program, you should read this article carefully.

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About India Elects Fellowship 2024

India Elects Fellowship is a three-month program designed for the young people of India with the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections in mind. This fellowship invites 50 fellows to support 10 Lok Sabha candidates. And offers a mix of fields in political intelligence, campaign strategy, social media management and more.

This is a unique opportunity to support candidates from various Lok Sabhas across India, such as national parties or regional parties. The fellowship, which celebrates India’s 75th independence, aligns with a crucial moment in the country’s democratic journey.

India Elects Fellowship
India Elects Fellowship
Fellowship NameIndia Elects Fellowship
ProviderIndian Parliament
Beneficiary50 Fellows Age 20 – 40 years
AmountRs. 20,000 to Rs. 22,000.
Application ModeVarious Benefits
Official WebsiteClick Here

India Elects Fellowship 2024: Key Dates

Application Start DateTo Be Notified
Application Last DateTo Be Notified

India Elects Fellowship: Eligibility

Follow the eligibility criteria given below to apply for India Elects Fellowship 2024:-

  • 50 Fellows | Age 20 – 40 years
  • If you’re passionate about politics and want to contribute meaningfully towards the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2024
  • If you have skills in data analysis, mobilization, social media, event management, campaign organizing, etc
  • People from diverse professional backgrounds, including but not limited to
  • Political party, social sector, political consulting, media, law, management, IT.

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India Elects Fellowship Program: Benefits

  • Fellows will be matched with candidates based on skill set, gender balance, language, and political alignment. 
  • The Lok Sabha candidates will offer free boarding and lodging facilities to them.
  • A monthly honorarium of INR 5,000 is available to 10 women and transgender fellows on a need basis.
  • This fellowship requires a full-time commitment and precludes parallel engagements. Fellows will be expected to adhere to a strict code of conduct, ensuring dedication and professionalism throughout the program.

Selection Process Under India Elects Fellowship

Below is the selection process made by the fellowship authority:-

There are 3 stages in the selection process.

  • Stage 1: Shortlisting of Written application form
  • Stage 2: Video Interview
  • Stage 3: In-person 3-day boot camp in Delhi & Hyderabad

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India Elects Fellowship: Role Of Applicants

The work will pivot around the election campaign of the candidate. It may include:

  • Social Media & PR
  • Political Intelligence
  • Crowdfunding
  • Innovative Campaigns
  • Legal Compliance
  • Public Mobilization
  • Office & Logistics
  • Event Management

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Why Apply for India Elects Fellowship?

  • Work closely with a potential Member of Parliament.
  • Develop crucial political campaigning & leadership skills.
  • Understand the social-cultural diversity within a constituency in India through elections.
  • Network with national leaders, grassroots workers and other key stakeholders.
  • Opportunity to contribute towards building a robust democracy.
  • Launch a career in politics by exploring new pathways for everyday citizens to play a role in elections.

Learning Process

  • The selected fellows will be attending an intensive residential induction in February in Delhi before being assigned to their teams in their respective constituencies.​
  • Each Fellow will be assigned a Mentor from the ISD Team. During the fellowship, there will be online engagement, check-ins and ground visits by ISD core team members to provide support to the fellows.
  • The fellowship will end with a 5-day residential learning program in May 2024.
  • Fellows are expected to stay in the constituencies during the 3 months of the fellowship. 
  • 16th February to 12th May* (*Dates may vary based on election schedule)

India Elects Fellowship 2024: Apply Online

  • Students can complete their application directly by clicking on the link provided here to apply for the program:-

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