The Brandeis-India Initiative Fellows Program
The Fellows program, which is supported by Indian parents and friends of the university, matches Brandeis students' passion for social justice with the interests and needs of Indian sponsors and partners.
Deadline: 3:00pm. on Friday, March 22, 2013
Read the blog of current fellows.
Images from the 2011 Fellowships
MILANA and Advocacy
by Melissa Donze '12
Hindu Seva Pratishthana
by David Wilkerson '12
Footprints and Stories
by Nusrath Yusuf '13
Explorations in India
by Terry Li '14
by Jessica Christian '13
Brandeis is pursuing a wide variety of projects aimed at connecting the University more closely with India by deepening student, faculty and alumni relationships with the world’s largest democracy. Projects include partnerships with Indian institutions, hosting campus events, and supporting student involvement in social justice efforts.
NEW - Brandeis-India Fellowship Application for Summer 2013 and 2013-2014 Academic Year is Now Available!
The Brandeis-India Initiative is pleased to announce a new round of funding for Brandeis-India Fellows!
Application Deadline: 3:00pm. on Friday, March 22, 2013
Application materials should be sent to MS 092, firstname.lastname@example.org, or hand delivered to Keely Swan's desk, Mandel 125, First Floor, Mandel Center for the Humanities.
Questions about the application process? Come to our Q&A lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 6th from 12-1pm to meet with representatives from the Study Abroad Office, the Hiatt Center's WOW program, and the Brandeis-India Initiative!
The Fellows program offers limited funding for the development of creative projects aimed at building ties between Brandeis University and Indian alumni, partners, and organizations. These projects can be carried out as part of a summer internship, study abroad program, research project, or volunteer program, in summer or fall 2013, or spring 2014. Awards will range from $500 -$2,000, and can be used in addition to other university funding as well as personal and external funding. For more information, please see the application materials, FAQ page, or the fellow's blog.
Join our LinkedIn Site
You can also join us on LinkedIn through the “Brandeis Alumni and Friends in India” a sub-group, under the International Alumni and Friends group, for people who are connected to the Brandeis Community and India in some capacity. This group is for students originally from India, faculty working on or in India, parents of current and former students, alumni working in India, etc. It is a place for members to seek advice on finding jobs and internships in India, ideas on how to connect with the Brandeis Community in their area, and suggestions on how to get settled. More information on LinkedIn and joining the groups can be found here.
Presidential Trip to India, February 2012
In February, President Fred Lawrence led a delegation of Brandeis faculty and staff to India. It was the second Brandeis visit in three years. The trip strengthened partnerships with Indian institutions and organizations, particularly in the sciences. President Lawrence also teamed up with Brandeis parents and alumni to speak on international justice and human rights. Learn more about the trip here.