Jadavpur University


Jadavpur University
188 Raja S. C. Mullik Road, Kolkata, 700032, India

Telephone: +91-33-2414-6666

Local Name of Sylff Program

The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Programme
The SYLFF Scholarship Program

Program Description

The Program supports students enrolled in master’s (MA), Master’s of Philosophy (M.Phil.), and doctoral (Ph.D.) degree programs in the Faculty of Arts at Jadavpur University with high potential for leadership in national, regional and international affairs, in public life as well as in private endeavors, by awarding fellowships. These fellowships will be awarded to outstanding students, with leadership potential, majoring in social sciences and humanities fields and whose studies focus on the theme, "Tradition, Social Change and Sustainable Development," that is any issue or problem relevant to contemporary Indian society and adopts a holistic approach.

*For details and updates, please refer to the Sylff institution's website listed above.

Year Endowed


Steering Committee

Prof. Suranjan Das

Contact Person
Professor Shibashis Chatterjee
JU-Sylff Programme Director


Jadavpur University Sylff Association