Milaap Fellowship Program

Deadline for Applications
Where to Apply

Milaap fellows are passionate folks who work towards changing the world for the better. Here is your chance to be one of them!

Milaap’s Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity to discover first-hand the reality of microfinance on the field and have a real and positive impact on rural communities.

We are providing young professionals like you with a 4-6 month fellowship (with a stipend) to serve as eyes and ears of the community on the ground, working directly with our partners and our borrowers. Our program has been designed as a deep immersion in rural communities, enabling you to witness their daily life as well as the opportunities and challenges of microlending in India. You will be placed at one of our partner organisations across India – Belgaum (Karnataka), Aizawl (Mizoram), Imphal (Manipur), Kolkata (West Bengal), Trichy (Tamil Nadu), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Bolangir (Orissa), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Guwahati (Assam) & Patna ( Bihar ). Being fluent in one or more of the following languages is a plus ( Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odiya, Tamil, Kannada, Assamese) .

As a Fellow, your primary role will be to meet borrowers who have been funded by Milaap, and tell their stories. You will spend 4 – 6 months in a small town in rural India, and write short updates on each of the borrowers that you meet.

More details can be found here And here's a video of a Milaap Fellow sharing his experience [Watch Video]

Interested candidates can send in their updated resume along with a motivation letter ( Important ! ) to

Deadline for applications – 31st October 2015

Class of Fellows begin work no later than 4th January 2016