SAMARTH Fellowship

SAMARTH Fellowship is a one-of-a-kind leadership opportunity that aware, engage, and empowers young graduates of India to enter into social development spaces through entry-level jobs and Fellowships in India.

In India, there is a rise in social development Fellowship opportunities for experiential learning, developing youth leadership, and engaging them in social development challenges. But there is a lack of awareness, low trust in youth, little guidance and support channels to mobilise them into such significant Fellowships in India. 

With the identification of the need to build capacities of youth with required skills, language, shaping their passion, providing professional mentorship to match the opportunities of entry-level jobs in the social development sector and Fellowships in India.

The SAMARTH Fellowship is a nine-month program to engage young people into three parts: self-development; peer activities; and meeting aspirational career goals through well-defined structural processes. This will immerse them into real-life situations faced by social development spaces.

The broader objectives of the SAMARTH Fellowship are:

  • Raise awareness about social development roles in jobs and fellowships of India.
  • Develop learning and skill-building resources.
  • Build capacities of the youth through structural processes.
  • Channelise youth leadership into the social development process.
  • Create a community pool of social-empathetic leaders.
  • Network with academic institutions, social development professionals & organisations, and governments.
  • Must be passionate about working in social development spaces.
  • Should be an Indian citizen with age, not more than 27 years.
  • Must have completed Graduation in any stream or in the last year of the course.

To learn more about the SAMARTH Fellowship Program, download our interactive brochure by clicking on the link below.