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Media for social change fellowship

India's Prestigious Youth Leadership Program



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  • What is YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship?

    The Media for Social Change Fellowship is a high impact program to develop socially conscious youth leadership in association with ISDI | WPP School of Communication and supported by YES BANK.

    High potential youth are trained by industry leaders followed by an intensive 2-month placement in a Non-Profit where the Fellows lead well-defined projects to maximise communication efforts of Non-Profits.

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  • What is the objective of YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship?

    To develop youth leadership to foster and embed Responsible Citizenship

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  • What is the duration of the Fellowship?

    YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship is a 2-month Fellowship comprising of 1-week of induction training followed by 7-week of full time NGO placement interspersed with fortnightly mentor workshops

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  • Are there any fees to apply for the Fellowship?

    No, there is no fee to apply for the Fellowship

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  • Why should one be a YES Fellow?

    • Participation in the Fellowship hones the leadership skills of the youth and is a stepping stone towards their professional careers
    • Fellowship certificate (jointly with ISDI|WPP School of Communication), title of ‘YES Fellow’, and stipend of INR 10,000 upon successful completion of the Fellowship
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  • Who can apply?

    • High potential youth of 18-25 years with full-time commitment for 2 months
    • Good communication skills with specific skillsets in content writing/social media/photography/short filmmaking
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  • What is the selection process?

    • Aspirants will fill out a registration form on the website – Register Now for Fellowship
    • The application process will include a telephonic interview and a video pitch round
    • Selected candidates will be informed via email
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  • What is a Fellow Designate expected to do at the NGO placement?

    • Fellow Designates selected after rigorous and multi-staged selection process will be placed in NGOs after an Intensive Induction training with set and detailed deliverables to accomplish in 7 weeks
    • Deliverables will be based on content writing/social and digital media/photography/filmmaking
    • Fellow Designates are expected to attend each day of the trainings and NGO placement and adhere to the rules and regulations of YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship
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  • What does the induction training include?

    Induction training includes expert sessions and workshops on marketing, communications, digital and social media, development sector and youth leadership

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  • Does YES FOUNDATION provide lodging and boarding facility for out station participants?

    No, out stationed participants are responsible for their own lodging, boarding and other logistics

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  • Can the Fellow Designate decide the NGO she/he will be placed in?

    • No, the Fellow Designate cannot decide the NGO she/he will be placed in
    • The Fellow Designate will be placed as per her/his skillset and project requirement of the NGO