November 8, 2016
Tata Innovation Fellowship
November 8, 2016

Synergos Senior Fellows

Launched in 1999, the Senior Fellows program links extraordinary civil society leaders in a worldwide learning, service and action network. The network aims to strengthen the capacity and opportunities for these leaders to be catalysts and play a major role in partnerships that address the systemic causes of poverty and promote sustainable social change.

About the Fellowship

 Through the three-year fellowship, Fellows have the opportunity to enhance their skills, knowledge, and experience through peer-to-peer learning, annual and regional meetings, learning journeys, workshops, and contact with eminent persons. They exchange innovative ideas, models, and tools in the development field, which Synergos distributes to a wider audience. The Fellows also have opportunities to connect and collaborate with other distinguished change makers in the development field aligned with Synergos, including philanthropists and foundations, non-governmental organizations, businesses, governments, global institutions and academics.


  Have experience and/or intend to play a leading role in multi-stakeholder partnership processes to address complex development challenges;

 Have a demonstrable commitment to addressing the systemic causes of poverty and inequity and present a compelling vision for change in their area of work;

 Have a record of distinguished accomplishment as a leader addressing issues of poverty, inequity and/or social injustice;

 Currently are in a full-time executive position of a civil society organization that focuses on poverty

Be proficient in written and spoken English.

Monetary Support:

 Synergos will cover Fellows’ expenses directly related to fellowship activities, such as travel and accommodations, if Fellows themselves or their institutions are not in a position to do so. Stipends or other financial disbursement are not provided. Fellows participating in a field consultancy or peer exchange will receive a nominal honorarium for their time committed.

The Synergos Institute is not a grant-making organization. It is funded by private foundations, corporate foundations, individuals, and government agencies.

Duration:3 Years

 Website: http://www.synergos.org/fellows/application.htm

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