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Kanthari Scholarship for Social Change Training for Young Innovators 2018 – India

Don’t miss your opportunity to become a leader of social change! Applications welcome for 2018 kanthari course. 

Application Deadline: 30th August, 2018

Offered annually?: Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): India

About the Award: Do you carry a plan for social change? Or do you know someone who does? Kanthari would be the place to be to be trained. Kanthari is an accredited “leadership for social change” training institute in Kerala, India that offers a 7 month leadership training program.  This course is also accessible for blind, visually impaired and/or people with physical disabilities.

Image of the participants from 2016

Type: Training

Selection/Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicants need to be 22 years of age or older and must bring;
  2. A plan to create an impactful social project/venture or initiative, have
  3. Intermediary English skills (reading, writing and speaking) and
  4. Basic knowledge of how to use a computer

Number of Awardees: 25

Value of Scholarship:

  • Selected participants will qualify for a scholarship to cover the training fee and accommodation.
  • All travel fees and incidental expenses will be the responsibility of the participants.

Duration of Scholarship: 7 months from May 2019 to December 2019

How to Apply: To apply online, please visit

  • Step 1: Application via online application form kanthari will get a clear understanding of you, your project and vision for social change.
  •  Step 2: Initial interview In which our intake team will interview you over Skype to get a feel for your passion and clarity in regards to your chosen project. We will also answer any questions you may have about the program and application process.
  •  Step 3: Write up of an Essay In which you write about your history, your challenges, how you have dealt with these, and about your vision for social change.
  •  Step 4: Follow up Interview: This Skype interview will be conducted by an independent expert to determine your suitability for this very intense course by building a personality profile.
  •  Step 5: Final interview This Skype interview will be done with the management of kanthari before a final selection decision is made.

Visit Programme Webpage for Details 

Award Provider: Kanthari

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