Naropa Fellowship

Source – Naropa Fellowship

Naropa Fellowship
Source – Naropa Fellowship

The Naropa Fellowship is a one-year, fully-residential, post-graduate academic program focused on creating and nurturing agents of change who will work towards fostering an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and growth while preserving the cultural heritage of Ladakh and the Himalayan region.

What’s in it for you?

Following are the things you can expect from Naropa Fellowship. 

  1. Entrepreneurship 

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and skills, leverage technology for innovation, develop sustainable infrastructure and environmental solutions, and incubate local projects. 

  1. Society and Culture 

Understand the nuances of Indian Economics, learn liberal arts discipline, study Ladakhi art, culture, and heritage, and analyze global trends in politics and current affairs. 

  1. Communication 

Precise written and oral communication, strategic communication in an entrepreneurial context, mastering the skills of negotiation and decision-making, and effective public speaking. 

  1. Personal Growth 

Explore self-development, learn group dynamics and team building, develop leadership skills, and build interpersonal and soft skills. 

Live Action Project 

The academic curriculum at the Naropa Fellowship is tied together through a year-long, hands-on, Live-Action Project (LAP) which encourages the Fellows to design sustainable entrepreneurial solutions for the local community in Ladakh and the larger Himalayan region. The Naropa Fellows work across sectors like agriculture, policy, waste management, and consulting among others. 

Admission to the NF class of 2023 is now open. 

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