About:

The HILLs (Himalayan Institute of Live Learnings) Fellowship is a 11 month program that aims to empower the youth from mountain communities, particularly from the Hindukush-Himalayas (Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Bangladesh & China) with environmentally sustainable solutions relevant specifically to those living in mountainous regions. This is a residential course.

Candidates need to declare their elective in the application form. HILLS have 15 seats each for Responsible Tourism and Sustainable Habitats.

Eligibility:

The HILLs Fellowship is open to graduates of all ages and all streams. (10th Mathematics required, 12th Mathematics preferred)

Selection Criteria & Process:

  • Stage 1: Screening of application form for eligibility
  • Stage 2: Screening of Statement of Purpose and big idea (submitted in application form*)
  • Stage 3: Skype interview
  • Stage 4: 6 day camp in Leh

The HILLs Fellowship applicants are evaluated on a combination of curiosity, passion, grit and the need to explore beyond the prescribed curriculum.

Cost & Scholarship:

Total program fee (Tuition, Boarding & Lodging): Rs. 2,50,000 /-

Students will pay only Rs. 60,000 /- for both the years towards Boarding & Lodging (Rs. 5000 /- per month).

The balance of Rs. 1,90,000/- will be subsidised by the Institute as follows:

  • The students will pay Rs. 1,90,000 (100% interest free loan facilities will be facilitated by HIAL for the students) at the beginning of the program.
  • This amount of Rs. 1,90,000/- or more can be earned back by them as internship stipend in the 11 months of the program based on their merit and skill in works.

Timeline of Class of 2019:

  • Last date for submitting application form: 14th January 2019
  • Skype interview: 3rd week of January 2019
  • 6-day camp in Leh: 11th – 16th March 2019
  • Results: 25th March 2019
  • Program begins: 22nd April 2019

How to Apply:

Click here to apply online.

Contact:

Email: study@hial.edu.in
Phone: Roshni Dsouza – 01982-253012

For further details on the same, click here.

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