American India Foundation (AIF) Banyan Impact Fellowship


The AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship is a fully funded, interdisciplinary experiential learning program that places young professionals from India and the U.S. in service with communities across India. Through collaboration and capacity-building, fellows and local communities exchange knowledge and skills to steer projects that advance social and economic development. Fellows learn about grassroots development and inclusive leadership through fieldwork, mentorship, and conferences over the course of the program.



Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents and Indian citizens
  • Between the ages of 21 and 35 with a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Campus Liaison