The Young India Fellowship (YIF) - the essence of an Ashoka education, offered as a postgraduate diploma in liberal studies - is unlike any other academic programme. Fellows come from diverse academic, professional, socio-economic and geographical backgrounds. Within a year, they engage with diverse areas of study, research and practice, enabled by leading thinkers and scholars of our time. This often helps them reimagine themselves and discover their passions.
Since 2011, the YIF has groomed over 1700 socially conscious leaders and change-makers for the 21st century. We are currently building the 11th cohort of roughly 200 Fellows, who will be groomed to adapt to the new normal - one that will require a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to problem solving and leadership. Applications to the 12th Cohort (2022-23) will open around Sep-Oct 2021. To register your interest please use the "Sign-up for YIF updates" pop-up form.