Policy in Action Program by YLAC India [Bangalore, Jan 18- Feb 18]: Multiple Deadlines

Policy Action Program YLAC IndiaAbout

The Policy in Action Program is a month long engagement for young professionals and university students keen to explore the fields of public policy and development. The program is designed to deliver core skills in policy analysis, advocacy and leadership, along with the experience of working on live projects for sitting Members of Parliament.

Public policy can be a potent tool for civic action. The Policy in Action Program is YLAC’s attempt to increase citizen engagement with the policy making process and equip people with the skills necessary to drive change. It is also an attempt to strengthen the development and governance ecosystem in the country by expanding the pool of talented individuals committed to working in the space.

The Policy in Action Program is scheduled to run from 18th January to 16th February, 2020 in Bangalore. Program sessions will be held at the TERI auditorium in Domlur and team meet-ups at a co-working space in central Bangalore.


Undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals between 18 and 30 years of age are eligible to apply. There are no prerequisites in terms of fields of study or prior experience.

Fees & Scholarship

The fee for the Program is Rs. 16,500 (+ GST @18%).

For the Policy in Action Program, YLAC will offer 50% scholarships to the selected candidates. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must submit an additional essay explaining how they plan to use the learning from the program and why they need a scholarship to attend. They must also submit contact details of two professors or supervisors at work for reference checks.


Click here to apply.

  • First deadline: 24th November 
  • Scholarships deadline: 24th November 
  • Final deadline: 15th December

Please note that candidates applying for scholarships must adhere to an earlier deadline. Both their program and scholarship applications should reach us on or before 24th November, 2019.


For any queries, contact

  • Phone: +91 73036 57040
  • E-mail: office@ylacindia.com

For any further information, visit the page here

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