LAMP Fellowship 2013-14

PRS Legislative Research
Are you passionate about policy making?
Do you seek to broaden your understanding of policy challenges?
Do you want to assist an MP in his/her role as a parliamentarian?


PRS Legislative Research is seeking committed, highly-motivated individuals to be a part of the Legislative Assistants for Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship. The LAMP Fellowship is designed for exceptional young Indians seeking to widen their understanding of politics and policy-making in the country. LAMP Fellows will be exposed to policy making at the national level by working full time with an MP.
The LAMP Fellowship was conceptualised by PRS Legislative Research in 2010, launched with a pilot initiative consisting of 12 LAMP Fellows. In the following two years, the Fellowship was expanded to have over 40 Fellows each year. LAMP Fellows work with MPs from both Houses of Parliament, across different political parties.
Role of a LAMP Fellow: 
Each Legislative Assistant is assigned to an MP, to provide individualised research support for his/her legislative and oversight duties. LAMP Fellows will provide inputs to help MPs fulfill their parliamentary duties such as framing Questions, raising matters of public importance, participating in debates, drafting private members’ Bills, among others.Fellows will also engage with policy makers and experts from diverse sectors through participation in workshops and seminars on important policy and development issues that the country faces today.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Not more than 25 years of age (born on or after January 01,1988)
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Hold Indian citizenship
The Fellowship is based in Delhi and runs from June 2013 to May 2014.
Applications for the fellowship are invited at:   
Last date for applications : March 3, 2013

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