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Amrita Ph.D International Fellowships

Amrita Live-in-Labs®

Amrita is currently offering 100 fully funded fellowships for international and Indian students who wish to join for a full-time PhD program under the various thematic areas of Sustainable Development. The fellowships will be awarded purely based on academic excellence. It is mandatory for the enrolled PhD students to spend quality time in the villages selected for their study program, ensuring timely and effective outcomes.

Do you have a passion to work in rural communities and help them attain a sustainable future?

Come and join Amrita’s PhD Program in Sustainable Development that is tailored just for you!

Calling for applications from international and Indian students for full-time admission to pursue a PhD in Sustainable Development.
APPLY NOW and avail the fully funded E4LIFE International PhD Fellowship - Limited fellowships available!

Program Background

"When we try to love or serve without understanding those whom we are serving, we often end up harming society and ourselves. In order for service to be beneficial, it needs to go hand and hand with discernment. This is the essence of sustainable development."
- Dr. Sri. Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
India's socioeconomic growth and development depends upon the sustenance of its rural communities, as 70% of its population are still living in rural villages. These communities form the backbone of the country. Despite the country's overall progress, the rural population has been facing numerous pressing problems which need to be addressed. Some of the challenges they face include: extremely poor access to basic facilities and infrastructure, poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition, waste management, along with the unexpected impact of climate change and extreme weather conditions that result in devastating natural disasters.
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