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Nikore Associates
High School F
ellowship 2022

In partnership with 


The NA High School Fellowship is a four-week long programme for high school students who are keen to explore the discipline of Economics and Public Policy. It is designed to develop skills in research, report writing, and presentation skills along with hands-on experience in working on live projects.

The Fellows are exposed to the workings of the Nikore Associates community, are assigned a mentor, and receive training across different fields of knowledge. Fellowship participants from diverse backgrounds and domains are encouraged to apply for the Fellowship.

What We Offer


The opportunity to learn the basics of research through hands-on experience with live projects.

The basics of MS Office, writing emails and social media

Activity-based learning imparted through engaging modules, debates, and discussions

Work with a small cohort of young professionals and students seeking to enhance their research skills




Basics of Research

Academic Research and Report Writing


PowerPoint Presentations and Storylining


Communicating Research Findings


Mitali Nikore

Founder, Nikore Associates

Laboni Singh

Advisor, Nikore Associates,
Associate Consultant The Bridgespan Group

Ishita Uppadhayay

Worked as Editorial Associate, Nikore Associates MSc candidate in Philosophy and Public Policy, London School of Economics

Manishka Basak

Graphic Design Lead, Nikore Associates

Mahak Mittal

Advisor, Nikore Associates MBA Student, SPJIMR, Mumbai

Girish Sharma

Research Associate, Nikore Associates

Himanshi Goel

Economics Consultant at ADB

Saloni Gupta

Social Media Lead, Nikore Associates


what we offer

Onboarding and Effective Research 

Week 1 

Week 2

Professional Writing 

Powerpoint Training 

Week 3

Week 4

Communicating Research Findings and Live Projects 

Application Requirements

Educational and Background Information



Short Essay


Programme Rigour

The NA High School Fellowship is designed to be a short and rigorous programme. During the course of the Fellowship, Fellows will be expected to meet multiple deadlines.

  • On average, all Fellows are expected to put in a minimum of 10 – 12 hours per week.

  • The instructors recommend going through the material in advance and spending 30 mins before and after the module for better understanding and retention.

  • Fellows will communicate with their mentors using Slack and Zoom.

Selection Criteria


Academic Credentials


Statement of Purpose


Motivation, Maturity, Leadership Abilities

After You Apply

Once we have reviewed your application, we will contact you if your application is shortlisted for the next round.

Selected candidates will be asked to pay the programme fees in full within five days of receiving the selection confirmation mail.

Additional Opportunities

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Best Project Prize:

The Fellow that produces the best project in Week 4 will be awarded an additional Certificate acknowledging their performance.

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Letters of Recommendation:​

Fellows that exceed expectations over the course of the programme can also request letters of recommendation from the mentors that they can use for future internship applications or college applications.

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Completion Certificate:

All Fellows will be given a Certificate of Completion provided they meet all criteria for successful graduation from the Fellowship programme.

Eligibility and Deadlines

The NA High School Fellowship is meant for students currently in Grade 11 or 12. Students residing in India who are above the age of 15 but who have not entered college are also eligible to apply.

Early Deadline :- 20th May, 2022

Final Deadline for Fellowship Cohort A :- 1st June, 2022

Final Deadline for Fellowship Cohort B :- 20th June, 2022


Rs. 18,000 [inclusive of GST]

[Students currently enrolled with CollegeLab will pay a discounted fee of Rs.10,000 inclusive of GST]

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