JANUARY '19 Fellowship Timeline

The January '19 Program will take place 7th January - 28th June, 2019 in Bangalore, India.


APPLICATIONS OPEN
1st August, 2018

Applications for the January '19 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will accept applications starting 1st August, 2018.  


PHONE INTERVIEWS
6th August, 2018 - 15th October, 2018

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


DECISION NOTIFICATION

14th August, 2018 - 22nd October, 2018

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


CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE
21st August, 2018 - 30th October, 2018

Candidates will have seven (7) 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
21st August, 2018 - 15th December, 2018

IDEX offers fellows four payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between 21st August and 15th December, 2018.  


APPLY FOR BUSINESS VISA
1st October, 2018 -  9th November, 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 9th November, 2018 latest and submit a copy of the issued Indian Business Visa to IDEX no later than 16th November, 2018.  


PLACEMENT MATCHING
1st November, 2018 - 31st December, 2018

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


VIRTUAL ORIENTATION
10th December, 2018 - 30th December, 2018

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


FIELD ORIENTATION
7th January, 2019 - 10th January, 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
14th January, 2019 - 27th June, 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
28th June, 2019

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