Seeking Young Leaders for the 2017 IDEX Global Fellows Program

Aug 04, 2016 • Views 567

IDEX Global Fellows

Sponsored by IDEX Accelerator

Through October 1, IDEX Accelerator is accepting applications for the January 2017 Global Fellows Program in India!

IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Global Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India.


We are searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space.

We are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations.


IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills.  Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
  • A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
  • An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
  • Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact.

IDEX Global Fellows


  • Monthly stipend
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure Virtual Training
  • Monthly capacity building workshops
  • An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors
  • A one-week Orientation in Bangalore, India to begin the fellowship
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated
    in-country program manager
  • Post-fellowship support and Alumni network opportunities


Apply online at

Application Deadline – October 1, 2016

Fellowship Start Date – Jan 2, 2017

Fellowship End Date – June 23, 2017


IDEX is a tuition-based fellowship program, however through funding from generous sponsors IDEX is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to select candidates for use towards program tuition. The scholarship application deadline is October 1, 2016. Late applications will not be considered. Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to continuing work in the social enterprise sector.

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