Governance, Public Policy & Leadership 2.1: June-July 2021

In partnership with the United Nations GCNI, NYU’s GovLab & the Czech Embassy in New Delhi, we invite all high school students to apply for the Fellowship.

Founded in 2018, this is an annual experiential Fellowship for high school students, designed and taught by international public policy and governance experts of Foundation for Community Consensus, the Indian office of Institute H21. Students will tackle case studies and simulations in areas of public policy and governance. The best performing Fellows will be awarded either an internship with the UN Global Compact Network India on the theme of Education or an internship with Institute H21 on the theme of Governance.


First Batch: 17-30 June, 2021

Second Batch: 1-14 July, 2021

Timings: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Mon-Fri)

Venue: Online (Google Meet)

Eligibility: Grades 8–12 (final acceptance into the fellowship is on the basis of a short telephonic interview)

Benefits for Students:

  • Internship with UNGCNI on Education (for the 20 best students)
  • Internship with Institute H21 on Governance (for the 10 best students)
  • Certificate for each participating student with the logos of all partner organisations of the fellowship
  • Personal recommendation letter based on performance during the Fellowship (useful for college applications)

Fees: INR 21,000 (inclusive of all taxes)

Note: Limited 25% scholarships are available to a select few on merit basis. Those who are interested in applying for the scholarship seats must register in the Google form and additionally send an email to fcc@ih21.org with their CV and a short cover letter (the cover letter should state their motivations for attending the fellowship and their most notable achievements).

Registration: Click here

Last Date to Register: 1 May, 2021

For Queries: Contact +91 9567235385 or email fcc@ih21.org

Program modules:

a. Introduction to Public Policy

b. Problem Definition (NYU’s GovLab)

c. Introduction to Collective Intelligence

d. Voting Theory & the Janecek Method (D21)

e. Research Methodologies in Social Sciences

f. Practical: Writing a Research Paper

g. Diplomacy & International Relations

h. Higher Education & Careers in Governance