Youth IGF India Fellowship 2023

The fellowship aims to provide focused mentorship and guidance to the best young minds who are enthusiastic and equipped with that urge to know and contribute to technology, policy and society.

Why Join Us?

  • Be a part of the selected cohort of brilliant young minds motivated to engage and contribute to the Internet Governance space.
  • Opportunity to engage in webinars by experts and team discussions prior to the conference on diverse topics of IG.
  • Dedicated sessions during the conference to provide the fellows with a focused exposure to the issues of Internet governance as well as an opportunity to interact with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Receive fellowship completion certificate post successful completion.
  • Opportunity to receive financial support to attend the annual forum in person in Guwahati, Assam.
  • Be a part of the Youth IGF India fellowship alumni community.

Important Dates to Note:

Fellowship applications open11.07.2023
Fellowship application close22.07.2023
Selected fellows announcement01.08.2023
Orientation and on-boarding of fellows06.08.2023
Mentorship of fellows (Pre-annual forum, Phase 1)06.08.2023 to 17.09.2023
Offline meet-up of fellows before the event27.09.2023
6th edition of Youth IGF India28.09.2023
Mentorship of fellows (Post-annual forum, Phase 2)14.10.2023 to 31.10.2023

Weekly Themes*:

Phase 1

Week 1: Introduction to Internet Governance and Relevance to the Indian context 

Week 2: Analyzing Internet Access and  Digital Divide

Week 3: The Regulatory Realm of Disruptive Technology: AI, Metaverse

Week 4: Mid-Fellowship Virtual Stakeholder Roleplay

Week 5: Global Digital Governance and Competition Regulation 

Week 6: Cyberwarfare and International Cyberspace Governance


Week 7: Digital Safety Workshop

Week 8: Career Prospects in Internet Governance

Note*: The order of the sessions and the session themes may change