CRISP Social Ventures India is an on-ground extension of the Chevening Rolls Royce Science & Innovation Leadership Programme (“CRISP”), which focuses  science and innovation as a means to development.

CRISP is conducted by Oxford University, UK and supported by Rolls Royce, the British High Commission in India and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in UK. Furthering its goal towards making India economically advanced and self reliant, the program’s alumni in India, along with support groups from Oxford and elsewhere, have established ‘CRISP Social Ventures India’(CSVI). The CRISP cohort comprise of several scholars with a proven record in their various fields of expertise. Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The program makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at UK universities.

CRISP Social Ventures India (“CSVI”) and Sri Lanka (“CSVSL”) are institutions established with the collaborative efforts of multiple dignitaries, groups, scholars and alumni.

  • CRISP Scholars : The CRISP Scholars make up the majority of the CSVI CSVSL teams.
  • Support Group : CSVI and CSVSL are supported by The UK Business Council and The British High Commissions in India
  • Advisors : Richard Briant and John Hoffmire