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The Tezos India Fellowship is back and with a bang! Building on the success of the first edition, this time 30 exceptional builders will spend 8 weeks taking on impactful projects alongside the best in the Tezos ecosystem. Applications to the fellowship are now open. Read on to learn more!

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These are exciting times at Tezos, which addresses key barriers facing blockchain adoption to date: smart contract safety, long-term upgradability, and open participation. With core protocol updates (Florence up and running with Granada in tow!) to growing ecosystem adoption across use cases from DeFi ($7M TVL in Plenty Defi, 3 days post-launch) to NFTs (Red Bull F1 racing collectables on the way), there has never been a better time to build on Tezos. With one of the largest talent pools of top-notch builders, India is poised to be the hub of the Tezos revolution.

Tezos India has been at the forefront of evangelising Tezos in partnership with Devfolio, through the TezIndia hackathon, as a Season Sponsor for Student-run mini-university hackathons across the country and the Tezos India Fellowship. With easy tooling, support and mentorship available for building on Tezos, it’s fast becoming a platform of choice for building scalable blockchain application in the Indian developer community.

Tezos India Fellowship 1.0

The pilot edition a year ago saw over 1400 applications from which emerged the best of the best who made it to the fellowship cohort. The fellows built exemplary projects from quadratic funding platforms to NFT enabled Cricket Fantasy Leagues. Select projects have received upto $10,000 in follow-up grants to carry on the good work. Checkout what was built during first cohort here and take a lookback at the fellows’ journey here.

Why Apply to TIF2?

Tezos India Fellowship will see the top developers in India be mentored and supported in learning and then building on the Tezos stack while receiving $2000 in stipend over the course of the 8 week mentor led program.

Here’s why you should be applying to the Tezos India Fellowship:

How will it work?


Applications begin: 17:00 IST | 14th June 2021
Applications end: 23:59 IST | 3rd July 2021
Interview Shortlist: 18:00 IST | 5th July 2021
Interviews: 18:00–20:00 IST | 6th — 14th July 2021
Final cohort results announced: 20:00 IST | 16th July 2021
Program Starts: 20:00 IST | 19th July 2021
Program Ends: 23:59 IST | 12th September 2021

If you believe in a decentralised future and want to be equipped to build and grow alongside the best in the ecosystem, you shouldn’t miss out on applying to Tezos India Fellowship 2.0.

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