JAN '18 Fellowship Timeline

The Jan '18 Program will take place 2 Jan - 22 June, 2018 in Bangalore, India.


APPLICATIONS OPEN
July 25 - September 30, 2017

Applications for the Jan '18 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will accept applications starting July 25.   Application Deadline September 30, 2017.


PHONE INTERVIEWS
Aug 1 - October 5, 2017

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


DECISION NOTIFICATION

Aug 5 - October 10, 2017

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


CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE
Aug 10 - October 15, 2017

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
Aug 5- Nov 15, 2017

IDEX offers fellows four payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between Aug 5 and Nov 15.  


APPLY FOR BUSINESS VISA
Oct 5 - Nov 1, 2017

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 Nov 1, 2017 and submit a copy of their Indian Business visa to IDEX no later than Nov 5.  


PLACEMENT MATCHING
Nov 1 - December 30, 2017

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


VIRTUAL ORIENTATION
Dec 11- Dec 30, 2017

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


FIELD ORIENTATION
Jan 2 - Jan 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
Jan 8 - June 21, 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
June 22, 2018

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