Application invited for Child Rights Research Fellowship

Application invited for Child Rights Research Fellowship

Organization: Child Rights and You (CRY)

Apply By: 20 Sep 2019

About the Organization:

CRY is a premier Indian NGO working in the area of Child Rights for over 40 years. They bring innovation to the Development Sector. CRY has many firsts to their credit in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People Practices and Finance They are the only Indian Funding Organization which works for the upliftment of underprivileged Indian children

About the Fellowship:

Through this research fellowship, they seek a combination of formal and informal approaches to explore and discover simple and complex truths about the interplay of culture, ethics and policies determining childhoods. CRY believes in encouraging a community of child rights researchers who will promote & advocate for child rights.


Applicants should be Indians residing in India, above the age of 18 years. If your proposal is part of a submission to any academic institution or if you are already receiving funding for conduct of the research proposed, it will be ineligible for this fellowship.


Applicants may choose to work in any Indian language including English. Your application needs to clearly mention the language in which you will submit the report. As the assessment of your research proposal will be conducted in English, please also include an English translation of the proposal, CV and writing sample.

Grant Sizes:

Up-to 5 fellowships ranging from Rs.50, 000 to Rs.1 lakh will be awarded. Fellows are free to continue their primary occupation. The fellowship grant will be released in instalments against specific deliverables. CRY will not fund any capital expenditure incurred by the fellow.

Duration: The duration of the fellowship is one year.


Research findings will be made available to activists, academics, development practitioners and interested general public through multiple forums, including language translations to influence the course of the debate on child rights and the best interest principle.


While fellows will retain authorship of the final research report and content, all information and insights gathered will be made available to the widest group of people, free of cost. Fellows are free to publish the insights of their research efforts, with appropriate acknowledgement to the National Child Rights Research Fellowship and CRY. Fellows will also inform CRY about publication of their work.

Application must include:

  • A three-page proposal in the prescribed format, which briefly explains your topic of study, objectives and research question within a framework, proposed methodology, time lines, a reading list of related literature/existing studies on the subject and a detailed budget
  • A two-page updated CV in the prescribed format
  • A sample of your published or unpublished paper/article or any documentation done on a related theme.
  • Names, phone numbers and email addresses of two referees willing to furnish a reference for you.

Last Date for receiving applications: 20th September, 2019.

How to Apply:

Please E-mail your application to: research@crymail.org

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