Takshashila launches the B Raman Fellowship for Geopolitical Analysis

Encouraging popular, high-quality discourse on international relations

The Takshashila Institution, an networked, independent non-partisan think tank, Sunday March 6th 2011, announced the institution of the B Raman Fellowship for Geopolitical Analysis—to encourage, recognise and reward exemplary individuals who raise the quality of the discourse on international relations using the internet and new media.

Eligibility and Expectation
The Fellowship will be awarded to Indian nationals, from any discipline, educational background or occupation, who demonstrate the potential to analyse geopolitical events on an ongoing basis and explain them to the the public at large. The Fellow is required to publish articles regularly, online and in the mainstream media.

The Fellowship is awarded for the period of one year and will only be awarded to an extraordinary candidate. Fellows may pursue other full-time or part-time occupations during their tenure. The Fellowship carries a total stipend of Rs 100,000 for the year.

Selection
Nominations can be made on an ongoing basis through Members, Fellows or Councillors of the Takshashila Institution. These will be evaluated by an anonymous evaluation panel and tabled for approval by Takshashila’s Fellowship Committee.

For more information, contact Takshashila.