January 2020 Fellowship Timeline:
The January '20 Program will take place 6th January - 26th June, 2020 in Bangalore, India.
1st August, 2019
Applications for the January '20 Fellowship Program that will take place in Bangalore, India will be accepted starting 1st August, 2019.
12th August, 2019 - 15th October, 2019
Shortlisted candidates will participate in a phone/skype video interview.
16th August, 2019 - 25th October, 2019
Selected candidates will be extended invitations to join the January '20 Fellowship Program. Select applicants will also receive scholarship notifications during this time phase.
21st August, 2019 - 1st November, 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. (Except in the case of an InvestWISE Candidate in which case it will be a refundable tuition deposit of $450 to be paid at the time of her acceptance.)
21st August, 2019 - 20th December, 2019
IDEX offers fellows four payment options to pay their remaining tuition balance between 21st August and 20th December, 2019.
APPLICATION AND PROCESSING OF BUSINESS VISA
7th October, 2019 - 15th November, 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 7th October, 2019 latest and submit a copy of the issued Indian Business Visa to IDEX no later than 15th November, 2019.
1st November, 2019 - 31st December, 2019
Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an additional round of phone/skype interviews with IDEX's social enterprise partners.
9th December, 2019 - 29th December, 2019
The Fellowship begins with three weeks of self-paced orientation.
6th January, 2020 - 9th January, 2020
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
13th January, 2020 - 25th June, 2020
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
26th June, 2020
Fellows will gather in Bangalore for a final reflection event to mark the conclusion of the fellowship.