Governance, Public Policy & Leadership 2.1: May - June 2022

In partnership with the United Nations GCNI, NYU’s GovLab & the Embassy of the Czech Republic, we invite high school students to apply for this highly selective Fellowship.

Founded in 2018, this is an annual experiential summer 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 on public policy and governance. The best performing Fellows will be awarded either an internship with the UN Global Compact Network India on Education or a research internship with Institute H21 on Governance.


First Batch: 20 - 31 May 2022 (Mon-Fri)

Second Batch: 1 - 10 June 2022 (Mon-Fri)

Third Batch: 13 - 22 June 2022 (Mon-Fri)

Timings: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (IST)

Venue: Online (Zoom)

Eligibility: Grades 9–12 (final acceptance is on the basis of a telephonic interview)

Benefits for Students:

  • Internship with UNGCNI on Education (for the 30 best students)
  • Internship with Institute H21 on Governance (for the 20 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 (for college applications)

Fees: INR 25,000 (inclusive of GST)

Note: Limited 25% scholarships are available on merit basis. Those who wish to apply for the scholarship seats must register for the Fellowship via the Google form and email their CV and a short cover letter to fcc@ih21.org (the cover letter should state their motivations for attending the fellowship and their notable extra-curricular achievements).

Last Date to Register: 1 April 2022 (registrations will begin on 1 March 2022)

Registration: Click here

For Queries: Contact +91 9971195385 or email fcc@ih21.org

Program modules:

a. Introduction to Public Policy

b. Problem Definition (NYU’s GovLab)

c. Introduction to Collective Intelligence

d. Governance Simulation: Dukistan

e. Practical: Writing a Research Paper

f. Diplomacy & International Relations

g. Careers in Governance and Public Policy