|Posted by BHARTI on July 12, 2013 at 5:35 AM|
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS – FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
by Dalit Foundation
Last date - 3st July 2013
Dalit Foundation isa national organisation that is devoted to promoting the cause of Dalit Rightsthrough supporting activists and groups that are committed to fightingcaste-based discrimination. Set up in June 2003, it is an organisation thatprovides small fellowships, grants and capacity building support to grassrootslevel initiatives that are fighting to help Dalits reclaim a life a dignity,equal rights and opportunities.Presently thefoundation is at a stage in its growth where more people need to be involved tostrengthen and fortify its work. We, therefore, decided to train dalit youth asfellows with the knowledge, perspectives and skills to pursue social action andbecome sensitive young leaders for the dalit movement as part of the foundation’steam. The programme entails a holistic development of the Young Professionalsthrough perspective building, exposure to grassroots level work and training insystematic and objective research methodologies. A fellowship of oneyear would be provided to selected candidates, this could be extended to onemore year.
The objective is: - to train young resourceful dalit youth and provide them with exceptional opportunities forpersonal and professional growth - To prepare insightful and skilled professionals for the foundations- To build an allIndia perspective on dalit issues based on the research and observations of theyoung professionals.
Qualifications:- A minimum undergraduate degree- Below 30 years ofage- Extensive travel - Basic knowledgeof English Interested candidates may send their CV along with a cover letter firstname.lastname@example.org, latest by July 31, 2013.
Dalit Foundationaims to be an equal opportunity provider. Women candidates and candidates fromdisadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.
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