July '18 Fellowship Timeline

The July '18 Program will take place 2 July - 21 December, 2018 in Bangalore, India.


APPLICATIONS OPEN
December 4, 2017 - March 15, 2018

Applications for the July '18 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will accept applications starting December 4, 2017.  Application Deadline : March 15, 2018.


PHONE INTERVIEWS
January 10, 2018 - March 30, 2018

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


DECISION NOTIFICATION

January 10, 2018 - April 2, 2018

Selected candidates will be extended invitations to join the July '18 Fellowship Program. Select applicants will also receive scholarship notifications during this time phase. 


CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE
January 15, 2018 - April 6, 2018

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 selected candidate confirms his/her acceptance into the fellowship. 


TUITION PAYMENT
January 15, 2018 - June 15, 2018

IDEX offers fellows four payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between January 15, 2018 and June 15, 2018.  


APPLY FOR BUSINESS VISA
April 2, 2018 -  May 1, 2018

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 May 1, 2018 and submit a copy of their Indian Business Visa to IDEX no later than May 5, 2018.  


PLACEMENT MATCHING
May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

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


VIRTUAL ORIENTATION
June 11, 2018 - June 30, 2018

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


FIELD ORIENTATION
July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018

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
July 9, 2018 - December 20, 2018

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
December 21, 2018

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