Azim Premji Foundation’s Fellowship Program 2016: Educational and Social Sector Experience, Knowledge of Kannada Required

The Fellowship Programme of Azim Premji Foundation aims to give an educational and social sector experience to a diverse range people from a variety of backgrounds.

This rigorous 2-year programme comprises:

Year 1 would be distributed between – teaching in government schools, immersion in education to develop/ build their perspective along with participation in the activities of the Foundation’s District Institute (DI) where they are placed, to understand the various roles in the DI.

Year 2 would be focused upon capacity building of the Fellows based upon the role they could possibly contribute in the DI after the Fellowship.

During this period the focus would be to provide opportunities to the Fellows to build an understanding in the area of education through teaching and capacity building in various roles in the DI. They will be actively mentored and will benefit from hands-on experience of working in the field.

Fellows will be posted to some of the least developed districts of rural districts of Karnataka and need to be prepared to live and work in the highly challenging environments that they will encounter there.

You should have 3 to 10 years of work experience, with a post-graduate or a professional degree in any discipline.

Knowledge of Kannada is required.

We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds. What is important is your willingness to explore the social sector and the desire to contribute.

You will be posted in the districts of Karnataka.

The stipend amount will be Rs. 27000/- per month (Provident Fund, Medical-Life- Personal Accident Insurance benefits are in addition. Taxes would be deducted as applicable).

Full details are here.

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