17 January 2021
LAMP Fellowship provides an opportunity for young Indians to be mentored by a Member of Parliament of India for a period of 11 months. The LAMP Fellows work full time with the assigned MP, from the beginning of the Monsoon session (Mid June) to the end of the Budget session (May) of Parliament. The fellows will be assigned an MP who is actively engaged in Parliament and can be from any house of the parliament and from any political party. The assigning of LAMP Fellows to the MPs will be done on a random basis; no consideration will be given to the LAMP Fellow's political leanings, educational background or ideology.
The candidates have to submit two essays as part of the application process, so if you are interested to apply then write the essay first and then start filling the application form. The Application form has to be filled in one go so check the form first and collect all the required information.
LAMP Fellowship is a full-time job for the fellows and not an internship and it is conducted by PRS Legislative Research. The fellows are provided with pre-placement training of 1 month. The fellows will have to stay in Delhi in the due course of their fellowship.
|Last Date to Apply||17 January 2021|
|Fellowship Begins||Mid-June 2021|
|Fellowship Ends||May 2021|
LAMP (Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament) Fellows will be based in Delhi during the LAMP Fellowship Period and will work closely with the assigned MP and help them by providing the extensive research support for their parliamentary work.
After the LAMP Fellowship, several fellows have pursued advanced degrees in institutions like ISB, IIMs, Yale University, Columbia University, Oxford, and LSE. Others have chosen to work in areas such as policy research, political consulting, public relations and the development sector. Some Fellows have continued to work with MPs.
The applications will be accepted online and the last date to complete the LAMP Fellowship Application form is 26 January 2021
The selection of the fellows will be very competitive and the final selection will be done after a personal interview. LAMP Fellows will get a monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000 and an additional allowance of Rs. 3000 to cover other expenses such as local conveyance, telephone calls, internet charges etc.
|Class/ Age||25 years of age or below|
|Nationality: The LAMP Fellowship is only for Indian Citizens only.
Age: The age of the candidate needs to be less than 25 years that is born on or after 1 June 1994
Work experience is not an essential criterion to become a LAMP Fellow
Academic Qualification: The candidate needs to have a Bachelor’s degree, candidates having higher education can also apply but having a higher education will not give them an upper hand while selection.
The candidates who will finish their bachelor's degree by May 2021 are eligible for the fellowship.
The selected fellows will be working directly with some of the active Member of Parliaments, LAMP fellows will provide research support to these MPs.
The candidates will get the following benefits:
LAMP Fellowship Application will be accepted online and the link to apply for the fellowship and details is available now. The candidates need to write two essay
Click Here to Apply Online for Lamp Fellowship 2021-22
LAMP Fellowship Application Form consists of 9 sections. They are as follows:
Shortlisted candidates also have to submit the references.
LAMP Fellowship Application Form must be completely filled in by the interested candidates and must be submitted online. However, if the candidates face any kind of difficulties while filling the application form, they can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The candidates interested in fellowship will undergo the following selection process and details are as follows:
LAMP Fellows research topics as diverse as defence, food security, environment, economics and foreign affairs. Research tasks may include
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