Naropa Fellowship Programme 2020 for Students from Himalayan Regions

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024

Naropa Fellowship Programme is a one-year, fully academic programme for Graduate students who wish to pursue Post Graduation in any field of study. It is a fully-funded scholarship offered to candidates who show a sense of commitment towards the upliftment of Ladakh and the Himalayan region. The duration of the course is 1 year and it will take place in Hemis, located 40 km South-East of Leh airport in Ladakh.

The driving purpose behind to launch Naropa fellowship is to develop the entrepreneurial skills of the students and eneble them to foster socio-economic environment in Ladakh and surrounding regions.

Naropa Fellowship Programme: Quick Overview

Deadline 24 Apr 2020
Class / Course Graduate
Scholarship Type Post Graduate, Graduate
Awarded Amount Tuition-fee waiver
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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The application process to grant admission for the Naropa Fellowship 2020 is open now. The last date to apply for the same is 24th July 2020. Stay with this page to get all the latest notifications and updates related to the fellowship.

Benefits under the Naropa Fellowship Programme 2020

  • A fee of approx ₹ 10,000 which includes tuition fee, hostel accommodation and meals.
  • 40 out of 50 students receive full scholarships.
  • Full or partial scholarships for international students on a need-basis.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students from all fields can apply.
  • Candidates with a consistently good academic record and extra-curriculum involvement.
  • Students belonging from Himalayan regions like Sikkim, J&K, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, as well as Nepal and Bhutan, get preference.
  • Candidates having an interest in travel and tourism, cultural preservation, ecological issues and entrepreneurship.

How to Apply -

  • Click here to apply and register.
  • Fill up all the required details to create a new account.
  • Use the login credentials sent on the registered email.
  • Carefully fill up the application form.
  • Attach all the essential documents and submit the form.

Steps to apply via post -

  • Download the application form and take a print-out of it.
  • Fill up all the required details.
  • Attach all the necessary documents.
  • Post the application along with the documents at:-
Naropa Fellowship Programme
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication,
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg,
Adchini, New Delhi – 110017

Naropa Fellowship 2020 - Important Dates



Round 1 Admissions (Open)

from 24th March 2020 to 24th July 2020

Interviews for Round 1 (Begin)

25th May 2020

Round 1 Admissions (Closes)

31st May 2020

Round 2 Admissions (Open)

1st June 2020

Interviews for Round 2  (Begin)

25th June 2020

Round 2 Admissions (Closes)

5th July 2020

Round 3 Admissions (Open)

6th July 2020

Interviews for Round 3 (Begin)

25th July 2020

Round 3 Admissions (Closes)

10th August  2020

Programme Begins at the Hemis Campus

1st September 2020

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Selection Process

  • Selected candidates are called for personal interview either via video-conference (Skype) or in Hemis, Leh, and New Delhi.
  • Both merits and the financial condition of a student are considered while making selections.