The YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram engages creative and artistically inclined teens to use the power of visual storytelling to start meaningful conversations on themes important to young citizens around the world. Hinged on using arts for advocacy, the fellowship was first launched in 2017.
In 2018, it is being taken to four cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. Applications to the Kolkata and Delhi editions are now open!
The Counter Speech Fellowship is a platform for teenagers to talk about issues that affect them. The themes for the 2018 fellowship are: Bullying, Diversity, Mental Wellbeing, Body Positivity, Gender Equality and Sustainability.
The fellowship is designed as a fully funded engagement wherein fellows meet every alternate weekend for a period of 3-4 hours in their city. The overall duration of the fellowship is two months. The schedule is easy to accommodate alongside regular school work and examinations.
How to apply
Apply online at this link.
The selection process constitutes two rounds:
Round I: Interested candidates are required to fill in a descriptive online application form before the deadline of 31st May.
Round II: Shortlisted candidates are called for interviews. This is an informal interaction but conducted in-person in the city where the fellowship is being launched. Interviews for shortlisted students will be conducted on 10th June (Sunday) in Kolkata and on 17th June (Sunday) in Delhi. Final selections will be announced soon after.
Nil. This is a fully funded fellowship. Just give the fellowship your creative best. You need not worry about anything else!
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Our office hours are Monday to Friday 10AM to 6PM.
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