Accepting Applications for the July 2017 IDEX Global Fellows Program in India!

IDEX is developing the next wave of

social intrapreneurs

who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India.



We are searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space.

We are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations.


IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills.  Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
  • A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
  • An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
  • Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact


IDEX is a tuition-based fellowship program, however through funding from generous sponsors, IDEX is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to select candidates for use towards program tuition. Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2017. However, early birds will have preferred payment plan options.


  • Monthly stipend
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure Virtual Training
  • Monthly capacity building workshops
  • An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors
  • A one-week Orientation in Bangalore, India to begin the fellowship
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated
  • in-country program manager
  • Post-fellowship support and Alumni network opportunities

Application process

  • Apply Online at 
  • Applications Open – Feb 1, 2017
  • Application Deadline – March 31, 2017
  • Fellowship Start Date – July 3, 2017
  • Fellowship End Date – December 21, 2017
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