The Teach for India Fellowship Program 2022-24 is inviting applications.
The Teach For India Fellowship is an opportunity for India’s brightest and most promising individuals, from the nation’s best universities and workplaces, to serve as full-time teachers to children from underserved communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. Through this experience of teaching in classrooms and working with key education stakeholders like students, principals and parents, our Fellows get exposed to the grassroot realities of India’s education system and begin to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and mindsets necessary to attain positions of leadership in education and identify their role in building a wider movement for educational equity in the country.
Teach For India Fellowship is looking for leaders to join a movement towards educational equity. Aside from passion and commitment to the movement, for leadership potential that can develop through the two-year Fellowship.
The Fellows must possess skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, grit and have a high bar of expectations for themselves and others. They must demonstrate interpersonal skills through their interactions with various stakeholders, along with academic excellence.
It is further looking for diversity in cohort. Fellows come from across the world representing over 300 college campuses and companies, with varied life experiences, expertise and professional experiences. Cohorts include college graduates, working professionals, and entrepreneurs.
In order to be eligible to apply to the Fellowship, you must be an Indian Citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India, you must have graduated with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree by June/July 2022, and this must be the first application to the 2022 cohort of the Teach For India Fellowship.
Note that prior teaching experience is not necessary to apply to the Teach For India Fellowship. We provide rigorous training to all Fellows to set them up for success in their classrooms.
The Teach For India Fellowship is a highly selective and coveted program, with a selectivity rate between 6% and 8.5%. Through the 3-staged process, the highest potential candidates are selected into the Fellowship.
You can click here to apply.