Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship

Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Program 2017-2019

The Fellowship Programme of Azim Premji Foundation aims to give a hands on, enriching experience of the school education system to people coming from diverse domains and professions.

During this comprehensive 2-year programme, we will focus:

Year 1

Hands on Teaching at government schools in the Blocks of a district

Deep immersion in education to kindle, develop and build incumbentís perspectives

Participation in the activities of the District Institute (DI) where you are placed and to understand the various roles in the DI.

Year 2 activities will be spent in capacity building preparing for a suitable role that an incumbent might choose in the DI after the completion of the Fellowship Programme.

During this 2 year period Foundation will provide opportunities to build an understanding in the area of education through teaching and capacity building through various roles in the DI. Every Fellowship participant be actively mentored and will benefit from hands-on experience of working in the field.

Fellowship candidates will be posted to rural districts of the 8 states that we work out of. Fellowship candidates are expected to be prepared to live and work in rural environments which provides an important exposure to challenging living conditions of that terrain. Fellows will be posted to interior districts of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Telangana


We welcome young and bright people from a variety of backgrounds with willingness to explore the social sector and a deep desire to contribute to the Education space.

Fellow candidates are eligible to apply if they have:

3 to 10 years of work experience.

A post-graduate or a professional degree in any discipline.

Proficiency in local languages (Hindi or Kannada or Tamil or Telugu)

We recommend interested applicants to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or email your resume to

For more details please visit : Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship

Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Program 2017-2019