Overview

The DIRI Research Fellowship is a six month programme wherein the researchers would:
 
  • Get an opportunity to generate insights on applications of Aadhaar and understand its implications for India and the world
  • Be associated with an academic institution which has a strong commitment to policy oriented research
 
Eligibility:
 
Faculty from academic institutions or researchers at a civil society organisation interested in the area of digital identity research are eligible to apply. This fellowship is open to individuals and not organisations.
 
Duration and Funding:
 
The applicants are expected to start the research by April 2018. Grant awards may be used to pay for costs associated with the research, including field work expenses, travel and hiring of surveyors, if any. The grant funds may also be used for database purchase and subscriptions. Salaries, wherever relevant and necessary, would be paid.