TED Fellows Program Accepting Applications for 100 TEDIndia Fellows

Via ThinkChange India

Organizers of the TED Conference announced they would begin the search for 100 TEDIndia Fellows to participate in the TEDIndia Conference in Mysore, India, following upon the successful TED Fellows program launch at TED2009 this past February in Long Beach, California. The TEDIndia Fellows program will accept applications for fellowships from April 20, 2009 through June 15, 2009.

The TEDIndia Fellows program is a part of the larger TED Fellows Program, a new international fellowship program designed to nurture great ideas and help them spread around the world. This year, organizers will select 100 promising individuals from around the world to attend the very first TEDIndia Conference. At the end of the year, organizers will select 20 individuals from a pool of the TED, TEDGlobal, and TEDIndia Fellows to participate in an extended three-year Senior Fellowship, bringing them to six consecutive conferences. The principal goal of the program is to empower the Fellows to effectively communicate their work to the world.

The program seeks remarkable thinkers and doers who have shown unusual accomplishment, exceptional courage, moral imagination and the potential to increase positive change in their respective fields. The program focuses on innovators in technology, entertainment, design, science, film, art, music, entrepreneurship and the NGO community, among other pursuits. Applicants are generally between 21-40 years of age, though anyone over 18 and over 40 may apply. They must also be fluent in English; though moderate fluency will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

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  1. pragzz May 12, 2009

    TED is very excited about going to India, so thank you for posting about this opportunity.

    As stated above, we’re looking for talent and innovation in every possible field from around the world; 75% of the Fellows will be representing South Asia (Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives).

    Hurry, applications close in a month (june 15th)! I can say from personal experience that it was a phenomenal opportunity.

    All the information, including the application form is available at http://www.ted.com/fellows.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    fellows AT ted DOT com

  2. Chipo May 22, 2009


    Just a quick reminder for those who want to apply for TEDIndia Fellows program.

    Apply soon. TEDIndia Fellows applications close June 15th. All the information is available at http://www.ted.com/fellows.
    Watch past TED Fellows share the experiences – http://www.ted.com/pages/view/id/304
    OR http://www.apnatube.com/members/action/viewvideo/9688/

    We look forward to hearing from you!
    fellows AT ted DOT com


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