Apply For AIF BANYAN Impact Fellowship 2021 - 2022

Apply For AIF BANYAN Impact Fellowship 2021-2022

The American India Foundation (AIF) is dedicated to catalyzing social and economic change in India and building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. AIF is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique value proposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise thereby building a lasting bridge between the United States and India.

Application is open for:

AIF BANYAN Impact Fellowship 2021-2022

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AIF’s Selection Criteria for Fellows Include:

  • Applicants must be either U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or Indian Citizens.
  • Applicants must be young professionals between the age of 21-35 by the program start of November 1, 2021.
  • Applicants must have completed a least a Bachelor's or other undergraduate degree before the program start of November 1, 2021.
  • Applicants must be willing and able to serve on the ground in India for full duration of the program. As of April 6th, 2021, AIF is planning for the program to be hosted fully in person on the ground in India. Should the situation around COVID-19 drastically change by then, AIF may shift to a hybrid model.
  • Applicants must be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine before the start of the program.
  • Applicants must bring both skills and experience, as well as an eagerness to learn with host communities on the ground.
  • Applicants must be willing to learn a local language if required for the project. Applicants must be committed to enriching learning opportunities for the fellowship community and positively contribute to building U.S.-India bridges of understanding and partnership during their time of service and after.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified Applicants should:

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For more information visit the AIFFellowship page

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