Jawaharlal Nehru University


Jawaharlal Nehru University
JNU New Campus, New Delhi 110 067 India

Telephone: +91-11-2674-2575

Local Name of Sylff Program

The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund: Jawaharlal Nehru Young Leaders Fellowship Programme of Jawaharlal Nehru University
The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund

Program Description

The objective of the Program is to support the education of students enrolled in Master’s of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and doctoral degree programs in the Schools and Centres of Humanities and Social Sciences (School of Social Sciences, School of International Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, and Centre for Sanskrit Studies) 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 majoring in social sciences and humanities fields and whose studies focus on the theme, "Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Socio-economic, Political and Cultural Dimensions of Human Development."

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

Year Endowed


Steering Committee

Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar

Contact Person
Dr. Utpal Kumar Debnath
Controller of Examination


The Association of JNU Sylff Fellows