Fellowship

Jobs

Are you passionate about improving access to STEM education in developing countries? Juakali Box, a social enterprise that creates and sells 3D-printed educational kits for students in Cameroon, is hiring for multiple positions!

Learn more and apply for the Design Fellowship here.

Learn more and apply for the Monitoring and Evaluation Fellowship here.

Learn more and apply for the Training Fellowship here.

Please note that these positions are unpaid, but IDIN may be able to contribute a minimal amount of financial support should a successful match be made. 

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The Borda Global Fellowship Program intends to bring the best talent globally to India’s sanitation and wastewater management sector, while providing an opportunity for young professionals and students from across the world to work in, experience and learn from India’s vast social and environmental challenges. Fellows will work on one primary project that is aligned with their interests, knowledge and experience, and up to two secondary projects, all of which are live projects of BORDA and its Partners across India.

Learn more and apply today! 

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The Build Peace Fellows Program is an opportunity for folks working on a peacebuilding effort where technology is a central component. 

Fellowships will be awarded to individuals to work on a peacebuilding intervention to which technology is central. Over a year, Fellows will receive a full package of support, including training, mentorship, technology support and a small grant. Applications are now open until February 1, 2016.

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Grants

The MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship offers one year of support to social entrepreneurs bringing hardware-based, poverty-alleviating products and services to market at scale. Scale-Ups Fellows receive a $20,000 grant, tailored mentorship, skills-building, and networking opportunities. It is a wonderful opportunity available to members of the IDIN network. Eligibility criteria include:

  • A time commitment of 80% full-time dedicated to the project and at least 3 months spent in the target market
  • Strong preference given to applicants working on hardware projects that have conducted some user testing 
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of target customers and have collected some market data to validate that the proposed business may be viable at scale
  • Potential manufacturing, distribution and/or retail partnerships identified
  • MIT alumni or IDIN Network member

Are you an MIT alumni? Learn more by downloading the proposal guidelines and the fillable cover sheet. 

Are you an IDIN Network member? Learn more by downloading the proposal guidelines and the fillable cover sheet. 

Applications are due on April 15, 2016.

Grants

The International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) Research Program is offering a limited number of Summer Research Fellowships to qualified graduate and undergraduate students to conduct international fieldwork this summer on questions related to local innovation and community-driven experimentation in the context of development in the Global South.

Fellowship Awards will range between $1,500 and $3,000, based on project scope and budget, for research that will take place between May and August, 2015. Interested applicants should read the attached Application Guidelines and submit a completed application and Research Proposal to ehm@mit.edu by April 15, 2016.

Download application and instructions. 

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