January '17 Fellowship Timeline

The January '17 Program will take place 2 January - 23 June, 2017 in Bangalore, India.


APPLICATIONS OPEN
August 1 - October 1, 2016

Applications for the January '17 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will accept applications starting August 1. |  Application Deadline October 1, 2016.


PHONE INTERVIEWS
October 1 - October 7, 2016

Shortlisted candidates will participate in a phone/skype video interview. 


DECISION NOTIFICATION

October 1 - October 7, 2016

Selected candidates will be extended invitations to join the January '17 Fellowship program. Select applicants will also receive scholarship notifications during this time phase. 


CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE
October 5 - October 12, 2016

Candidates will have five (5) days to confirm their acceptances from the date they receive an offer letter. A non-refundable tuition deposit of $450 USD is due at the time the selcted candidate confirms his/her acceptance into the fellowship. 


TUITION PAYMENT
October 5- November 15, 2016

IDEX offers fellows three payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between October 5 and November 15.  


APPLY FOR BUSINESS VISA
October 5 - November 5, 2016

Applicants will need to submit a valid (non-expired) copy of their passport at the time they confirm their fellowship offer. Passports must be valid for at least 1 year from submission. Applicants must apply for their Indian Business Visa by November 5th and submit a copy of their Indian Business visa to IDEX no later than December 1st.  


PLACEMENT MATCHING
November 1 - December 15, 2016

Selected applicants may be invited to participate in an additional round of informational phone/skype interviews with IDEX's social enterprise partners. 


VIRTUAL ORIENTATION
December 12 - December 30, 2016

The Fellowship begins with three weeks of self-paced orientation. 


FIELD ORIENTATION
January 2 - January 6, 2017

Field orientation takes place in Bangalore, India with one week of intense training and immersion, keynote speaker series and group innovation challenges.


ENTERPRISE PLACEMENT + CAPACITY BUILDING
January 9 - June 22, 2017

Fellows gain first-hand knowledge and experience working within an emerging market while working alongside their social enterprise placement and participating in professional development workshops. 


FELLOWSHIP WRAP-UP + DEBRIEF
June 23, 2017

Fellows will gather in Bangalore for a final reflection event to mark the conclusion of the fellowship.