July 2019 Fellowship Timeline:

The July '19 Program will take place 2nd July - 20th December, 2019 in Bangalore, India.


APPLICATIONS OPEN

1st February, 2019

Applications for the January '19 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will accept applications starting 1st February, 2019.  


PHONE INTERVIEWS

10th February, 2019 - 19th April, 2019

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


DECISION NOTIFICATION

15th February, 2019 - 26th April, 2019

Selected candidates will be extended invitations to join the July '19 Fellowship Program. Select applicants will also receive scholarship notifications during this time phase. 


CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE

22nd February, 2019 - 1st May, 2019

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

22nd February, 2019 - 28th June, 2019

IDEX offers fellows four payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between 22nd February and 28th June, 2019.  


APPLICATION AND PROCESSING OF BUSINESS VISA

8th April, 2019 -  10th May, 2019

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 30th April, 2019 latest and submit a copy of the issued Indian Business Visa to IDEX no later than 17th May, 2019.  


PLACEMENT MATCHING

1st May, 2019 - 30th June, 2019

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


VIRTUAL ORIENTATION

10th June, 2019 - 30th June, 2019

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


FIELD ORIENTATION

2nd July, 2019 - 5th July, 2019

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

8th July, 2019 - 19th December, 2019

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

20th December, 2019

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