Goonj Fellowships 2018

Goonj Fellowship 2018 – Goonj has launched ​​Goonj Fellowship, a one year fellowship for Youngsters in the age of 20-30, who are keen to engage​​ with some real life challenges, tasks and timelines, to give them hands on experience and immersion into urban and rural India’s realities and a precursor for their future action plan at the end of the fellowship.


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The Fellowship will involve three segments:

  • First: Engaging the Fellow in an ambitious pan India urban campaign involving strategic thinking, logistics, communication, people handling and managerial responsibilities.
  • Second: Planning and executing time-bound ideas and projects addressing an urban/rural problem, supported by Goonj.
  • Third: Making sense of it all. You will reflect back and chart out an action plan for yourself (post Fellowship) in consultation with some industry mentors, guiding you through the process.
  • The Fellowship is designed to give an outlet to your entrepreneurial and passionate self and nudge you to work on an action plan on a social issue that bothers you.

Fellowship Features

  • Fellowship is for 12 months and a tough one!
  • Fellows will be given 20 leaves a year + regular national holidays.
  • Fellowship Stipend will be a fixed amount ranging between Rs 18000 – Rs 20000 per month, depending on the city. This will be all inclusive of travel, phone, internet etc.
  • City travel allowances will be reimbursed based on actuals.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum qualification – graduation in any discipline.
  • Open for Indian citizens only.


  • Goonj works in parts of 22 states in deeper rural pockets and has offices in Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Rishikesh, Chennai and Mumbai
  • Based on need and your interest areas you will be placed in any of these above locations

Application Form

  • Step 1: ​Click this online form link ( You can also download the offline form here on this link ( Check the eligibility criteria and read the FAQs thoroughly then proceed to step 2.
  • Step 2: ​Fill up the Google form and upload a Statement of Purpose (500 words) and a Letter of Recommendation from a work colleague or professor, who have known you for more than a year
  • Step 3: ​Wait for the confirmation mail for the Interview round.
  • To know more, click the Official website: Click here


Important Dates

  • Application open: 04th July to 18th July 2018
  • Interview Date: 21st July 2018
  • Confirmation mail: 22nd July 2018
  • Commencement of Fellowship: 01st August 2018