Applications and Nominations for the INK Fellows Program 2016 are now open.
- Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 40
- INK prefers Fellows to be based in young economies, but great candidates from any location will be considered seriously and competitively
- Candidates must be present for the entire duration of the INK2016 Conference, and arrive in Goa two days earlier. Fellows will be in Goa from September 14th–19th, 2016
- Candidates should be changemakers specializing in any field, for example (but not limited to) technology, entrepreneurship, health/medicine, architecture and design, science, art/culture/literature, energy and environment, research and academics, education, sports, film/music, and social impact. Please see our list of previous Fellows here to get an idea of the diversity of the program
- A candidate's actions must speak louder than their words. Humility is important, and self-promoters will not be accepted
|February 1st, 2016||: Application and Nomination period opens|
|April 8th, 2016||: Application and Nomination period closes at 11:59 PM IST|
|September 14th–19th, 2016||: INK2016 Conference and INK Fellows Pre-Conference|
|The selection process consists of 4 stages, as follows:|
|Stage 1: Online application||February 1st, 2016 - April 8th, 2016|
|Stage 2: Request for additional information*||May 2nd, 2016 onwards|
|*Short-listed applicants may be asked to supply additional details about their work (such as functioning of designed devices or portfolios)|
|Stage 3: Phone interviews||May 20th, 2016 onwards|
|Stage 4: Disclosure||June 2016|
|Selected applicants will be asked to confirm their participation in the Fellows Program and attendance at INK2016|
Before filling out your INK Fellowship application, we recommend you read through the following tips so you can make the most out of the space provided. Good luck, and we look forward to hearing all about you!
- Be concise. We want to know as much about you as possible, so pack your responses tight with information. Structured responses are also always helpful!
- Don’t understate (or overstate). Keep it straightforward and honest.
- When supplying web links, send us additional material that truly strengthens your application. And make sure all your links work!
- Apply early. Don’t wait until the very end.
- Save an offline copy. Our website does not allow you to save your application and come back to it later. Keep an offline copy in case of a broken connection or other error.