Urban Fellows Program 2016 at IIHS Bangalore
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), Bangalore has invited applications for Urban Fellows Program (UFP) 2016 to the recent Graduates & young Professionals; UFP is nine (9) months fully funded teaching program, interdisciplinary fellowship.
The below mentioned applicants are eligible to apply for UFP 2016:
Applicants will have a Bachelors Degree in any subject or discipline and their age should not exceed 30 years at the time of application.
The applicant holding a Bachelors Degree in any subject or discipline, including the social sciences, planning, architecture, journalism, law, media and the arts are eligible to apply.
Applicants who have non-degree training and have undertaken certification programs after their 10+2 schooling are entitled to apply for fellows program.
Applicants who do not have formal education after their Class 12, but have experience of formal or informal work in urban sectors are also applicable to apply for program.
Applicants must be Indian citizens, or Person of Indian Origin (PIOs)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)
Applications from women, people with disabilities and those from economically and socially excluded communities are encouraged.
The applying applicant’s age should not be more than 30 years at the time of applying for application; the applicants are required to have basic proficiency in reading English.
Applicants with limited speaking ability in English are also encourage as they will be provided with support.
How to Apply?
Applications can be submitted online (preferred) or by post.
There are four main elements to each application:
(a) Basic Personal Information
(b) Educational Information
(c) Work /Internship/Volunteering Experience (if any)
(d) Supporting Information and Documents.
A Personal Statement (700 words): In a city that you know, describe an urban problem that concerns or motivates you. This could be a local issue in your neighbourhood or a bigger issue that affects your or any other city (transport or housing, for example)
To apply by post, mail your application to The Admissions Committee, IIHS Bangalore City Campus, No. 197/36, 2nd Main Road, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore-560080.
Date of First Round of Closing of Application: May 10th 2016
To set up the Interview time and date, applicant will be contacted: 12th to 13th May 2016
Interview for 1st Round of Admission: 14th to 18th May 2016
First Round Result: May 23rd 2016
Date of Second Round of closing of Application: May 30th 2016
Interview for 2nd Round of Admission: 02nd to 05th June 2016
Second Round Result: June 10th 2016
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