Before applying, please read the following documents for background related to the Indicorps Fellowship:
Fellowship Overview, The Indicorps Philosophy, Indicorps Fellowship Handbook.
For the 2012 fellowship year (as per Government of India's definition), Indicorps will accept applications from qualified persons of Indian origin who have a university degree or
five years of applicable work experience from anywhere in the world.
Click here to see if you qualify as a person of Indian origin as defined by the Government of India.
If you are not of Indian origin, do not qualify for the fellowship program, or do not think the Indicorps program is right for you but are interested in working in India, please contact us, we will work with you to find a suitable volunteer experience and may have other opportunities available. (you may also want to visit our Indiserve volunteer-matching platform).
A complete Indicorps application includes the following:
Application Part One, including:
- General Applicant Information
- Short Answer and Essays (Various)
- Two Outside References
- Health and Medical Form
- Current Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript (if currently enrolled in a graduate/undergraduate program)
Application Part Two
(one for each project for which you are interested)
Phone or Personal Interview
(applicants may or may not be interviewed, interviews will be arranged after applications are completed)
Learn more about the Indicorps application process:
Indicorps will accept supplemental application materials; however, we cannot guarantee that it will be evaluated. Due to the volume of applications, we will not return submitted materials to applicants. Unless solicited by Indicorps at a later date, all materials must be postmarked by the application deadline (10 Mar, 2012). Applicants who need to mail items should utilize an airmail service that can provide delivery confirmation.
All supplemental and required materials arriving by conventional mail should be sent to:
3418 Highway 6 South
Suite B #309
Houston, Texas 77082
United States of America
Indicorps may conduct multiple interviews, contact references, coordinate face-to-face meetings with alumni, and request additional materials during the application process. In some cases, at the suggestion of the evaluation committee, Indicorps may ask a candidate to consider changing his/her project preferences (and file an additional project application, if not already submitted). Ultimately, applicants will only be evaluated for projects in which they overtly express interest.