Tuition For The July '18 Fellowship Program : $2,950
Tuition covers the following:
- 3-week virtual orientation
- India field orientation (lodging + meals for all 4 days)
- Housing in Bangalore for 1st month of fellowship term
- Monthly mentoring/capacity building workshops during fellowship
- Networking events
- 1:1 Mentoring sessions during fellowship
- Curated curriculum
- Full-time support staff & field managers (barring weekends/National Holidays)
TUITION DOES NOT COVER:
- Travel to/from India
- Transportation to/from the airport
- Passport or Business visa cost
- Housing in Bangalore from 2nd month of fellowship term onwards
- Living expenses during the fellowship
Transportation Stipends & Living Expenses
Fellows will receive a monthly transportation stipend of 125 USD (approx. INR 8500) towards cost of their transportation expenses within the city. Besides this, IDEX estimates that fellows living expenses while in India, could be within a range of $350 - $750 per month based on individual preferences and area of housing.
*Please note the transportation stipend is intended to reduce a portion of the costs but is not intended to cover all estimated TRANSPORTATION COSTS.
Through generous funding from IDEX donors and partners, we are able offer partial scholarships to select deserving candidates for the Program.
IDEX Scholarship Fund
IDEX provides partial scholarships for select fellows seeking to participate in the IDEX Accelerator program. Funding is merit-based and awarded to the most promising candidates who demonstrate a commitment and passion to continue working in the social enterprise sector post fellowship. This application is open to all global applicants.
InvestWise Scholarship Fund
As part of our commitment to investing in the transformation power of women’s leadership, IDEX has launched the InvestWISE Scholarship Fund with the goal of empowering and training future women intrapreneurs. Funding is awarded to the most promising candidates who demonstrate a commitment to continue working for a socially progressive enterprise post-fellowship.
THIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD IS RESTRICTED TO FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY AND REQUIRES A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM A MENTOR.
Crowdfunding Your Tuition
IDEX has formed a partnership with Indigogo to make it easier for fellows to fundraise for their fellowship. Indigogo allows fellows to create a personal fundraising page where you can direct family, friends and supporters and sponsors. To date, IDEX fellows have fundraised more than $40,000 from supporters.