Fellows Programme - Application Process

Applications to the 2015-16 Fellowship Programme are open! We are following a rolling application process and places are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis so please apply as early as possible. 

To apply, please send an email to sifprogram@akshayapatra.org with your resume and a cover letter specifying:

a.) Why you are applying to this programme  and

b.) How the experience will help you in your future endeavours.

The subject of the email should be: Complete Name + University attended + Year of Graduation 


(a) Review of application (including review of academic achievements, professional experience (if any), other interests and experiences as well as the essays)

(b) Phone interview (this is not applicable for all applicants – only shortlisted candidates will be invited for this stage)

(c) Assessment dialogue (In person interview)

(d) Academic, employment and reference checks (once selected we will conduct an independent check of the academic and employment details provided by you, as well as contact a source for reference – either your direct manager or a college professor who can vouch for your performance and suitability for the role

Key Dates:

April 3, 2015: Application process begins
April 30, 2015: Last date for submitting applications 
May 10, 2015: Interview process ends (Due to the rolling applications, interviews begin from April 20 onwards)
May 12, 2015: Results declared
May 17, 2015: Candidates confirm their programme  participation
June 15, 2015: Programme start date

Application Terms and Conditions

  • The Akshaya Patra Foundation will not accept hard-copy applications.

  • There will be NO fees charged for filling and submitting the application form.

  • Applications are non-binding.

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