The Naropa Fellowship 2024 | Application Process, Benefits, Selection Criteria

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Naropa Fellowship 2024: Naropa Fellowship is a residential, postgraduate program that strives to create and create change towards development and an ecosystem of entrepreneurship in Ladakh and the Himalayan region. It is offered by the Naropa Fellowship Programme.

Graduate, Post Graduate students and Research Fellows can also find more fellowship articles to explore various fellowships across India to know the funding opportunities.

The Naropa Fellowship focuses not only on retaining local talent but also on developing entrepreneurial skills that can help foster a healthy socio-economic environment. Furthermore, the fellowship also aims to address the serious issue of unemployment and poverty. The total duration of the program is one year

Naropa Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are considered eligible if they fulfill the following criteria:

  • Open to working professionals and students from India, Nepal and Bhutan. Preference will be given to candidates from Ladakh and Himalayan regions.
  • It is also open to candidates from other fields who are interested in cultural conservation, tourism, entrepreneurship and ecological issues.
  • Candidates must have completed Graduation in any discipline.
  • Extra-curricular activities and strong academic record are preferred
  • A sense of commitment and vision towards the growth and development of Ladakh and Himalayan regions.

Naropa Fellowship Benefits

Fellows are entitled to the following benefits:

  • tuition fee waiver
  • hostel accommodation
  • Meal

Naropa Fellowship Application Process and Selection Criteria

Online Application

  • Interested candidates have to visit the official website of Naropa
  • register
  • Fill required details
  • On submission of details, candidates will receive an application ID on their registered email.
  • Use the Application ID to login and fill the application form.
  • Attach the prescribed documents and submit the form.

offline application

  • Candidates have to download the application form from here
  • Fill the relevant details and attach the prescribed documents
  • Send the filled application form to the address given below
    Naropa Fellowship Program
    Sri Aurobindo Center for Arts and Communication,
    Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg,
    Adchini, New Delhi-110017

Download Naropa Fellowship Application PDF

Naropa Fellowship Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be called for face to face interview at Leh, Hemis or New Delhi. In select cases, a Skype or telephonic interview will be conducted.
  • Fellowships are awarded on the basis of merit as well as the financial needs of the candidate.

Naropa Fellowship Dates and Timeline

Second Round
The application window opens 1 February 2021
Application window closes 31 March 2021
last date of interview 15 March 2020
Result/Proposal 31 March 2020
round 3
The application window opens 1 April 2021
Application window closes 30 May 2021
last date of interview 15 May 2020
Result/Proposal 31 May 2020
round 4
The application window opens 1 June 2021
Application window closes 31 July 2021
last date of interview 20 July 2020
Result/Proposal 31 July 2020

Comment: The Round 4 window is closed until this article is published.

FAQs on Naropa Fellowship 2024

Question 1.
What is the official website of Naropa Fellowship?

Candidates can find more information about the fellowship at

Question 2.
What benefits are offered to Fellows?

Fellows will receive the following benefits:

  • Naropa Fellowship Fee Waiver
  • State-of-the-art hostel accommodation with solar powered centralized heating.
  • Food – three times a day.

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