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AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

The American India Foundation's William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is committed to developing the next generation of leaders. Through AIF's 10 month fellowship in India, Clinton Fellows are equipped with a practical, field-based knowledge of development. These fellows will become life-long ambassadors for service to the marginalized & underserved in India.

The Fellowship pairs a select number of young professionals with credible NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable.  Together, AIF's Clinton Fellows and development sector leaders form dynamic partnerships to exchange technical skills and knowledge, as well as their passion, commitment, and new ways of looking at the world; ultimately transforming both the individual and organization.

Candidates must:
a) Be a citizen / permanent resident of the United States or citizen of India
b) Be between the ages of 21 and 34 prior to starting the program
c) Complete an undergraduate degree prior to starting the program

Fields of Study:

  • Arts and Creative Fields
  • Business and Law
  • Education
  • Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences and Humanities


  • India

Program Type:

  • Service
  • Travel


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • 10 months


  • March 1 

Degree Level:

  • Post UG
  • Graduate


  • Round trip ticket to India; insurance coverage; monthly stipend