Applications for the 2019 Teach For India Fellowship are now open!

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Teach For India offers you the chance to make a real difference in tackling one of India’s most pressing challenges — educational inequity. By presenting you with one of the most difficult challenges of your life, the Fellowship will help you develop leadership skills that are critical in today’s dynamic global work environment.

The Fellowship Program gives you an opportunity to become a part of the solution and a change agent in the society.

Teach For India believes that their Fellows are going to be leaders of the movement towards educational equity. Aside from passion and commitment to the vision of educational equity, they look for leadership potential that can develop through the two-year Fellowship.

The Fellows are critical thinkers and problem solvers. They possess have grit, courage and set high expectations for themselves and for others. They demonstrate interpersonal skills through their interactions with various stakeholders.

They look for diversity in their Fellowship cohort, and  Fellows come from across the country, with varying levels of professional experience – college students, working youth, experienced professionals, and entrepreneurs. The 2015-2016 cohort has come from 266 colleges and 428 different companies.

Nationalities Eligible: Indian

Duration: 2 years


Teach For India is looking for potential Fellows who have exhibited academic proficiency, demonstrated leadership, strong organizational skills, hold a graduate degree and are inclined to make a commitment to the community. Students and professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of joining the Fellowship are invited to apply. Please Click Here to go through all the eligibility criteria in detail.

Salary: Teach For India Fellows will be paid a salary of Rs. 19,000 per month. If required to relocate from their home city, Fellows will be given a housing allowance ranging from Rs.5500 to 10,000, depending on the city in which they will stay. In addition, Fellows will receive an allowance for school supplies.


How to apply:

Applications for the 2019-2021 Fellowship are now open. Click on the SIGN-UP button to start filling out your application for the 2019-2021 programme. If you have any questions about the Fellowship or the application process please email and the recruitment team will be in touch with you

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Deadline: 2nd September 2018


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