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Agastya Media Fellowship

Communication for a better world

The Agastya Media Fellowship aims to build a cohort of inspired media professionals who can transform the communications landscape of the development sector. 

  • Media and communication students and professionals who want to use their skills to bring about a change in the education sector.

  • Individuals with a keen interest in the development sector

  • Digital Marketing professionals 

  • Illustrators/Designers

  • Academicians with an inclination towards media education

  • Audio-visual communications students and professionals

Who are we looking for?

12-month-long program

1-month orientation

11-month-long project

Rs.25,000 stipend every month 

Why should you apply?

  • Creative collaborations through interactions with peers, resource persons, beneficiaries and stakeholders.

  • Fellows will become change makers by harnessing the power of media 

  • You will contribute to the Agastya movement and increase Agastya’s visibility and reach.

  • Fellows will form connections with corporate supporters and other social sector organizations.

  • They will be a part of regular workshops conducted by media and communication experts and academicians.

  • Outstanding performers shall be absorbed into Agastya as regular employees at the end of the fellowship period.

How to apply:

- Candidates are required to submit:

  • A statement of purpose - on why you want to be an Agastya Media Fellow

  • CV

  • Portfolio/Work Samples

- Candidates are also required to fill out a questionnaire in the link below. 

Important dates

7 June 2023:  Start of applications

23 June 2023:  End of applications

28 June - 5 July 2023: Interviews for shortlisted candidates

10-13 July 2023:  Assignment 

17 July 2023:  Announcement of results

31 July 2023:  Start of Fellowship


Who can apply?

Bengaluru-based candidates who are willing to work full-time on-site. 

Bachelor's or Master's degree holders in

  • Fine arts and visual arts 

  • Media and communication 

  • Digital Marketing 

  • Education (with an interest in media)

  • Design

  • Filmmaking or/and photography

DBA and LGBTQIA+ candidates are encouraged to apply

Diploma holders with experience in the above fields

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