Bhumi Fellowship 2021 - Eligibility, Benefits, Application Process, Dates & Selection Process

Last Modified: 17 Jun 2024

Bhumi, a non-government organisation (NGO), has initiated the Bhumi Fellowship programme for young graduates to improve the quality of education in India. The fellowship is a two-year, paid, full-time program for graduates who want to improve the education quality in the country. The programme aims to achieve this by transforming schools. For the Bhumi Fellowship 2021, selected fellows will be deployed in a school in the suburb of Chennai by July 2021. Here are the complete details.

Latest Update - The last date for applying for the scholarship programme is 30th June 2021.

Bhumi Fellowship 2021 - Highlights

Scholarship name

Bhumi Fellowship 2021

Scholarship provider

Bhumi (NGO)

Scholarship type



Graduation (any stream)

Award/ Benefits

₹ 18,000 Monthly Grant


Transforming School Level Education

Age Limit

20 to 30 Years of age


All (No Limitation)

Application Process


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Bhumi Fellowship 2021 - Important Dates


Important Dates

Last date for application submission

30th June 2021

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Bhumi Fellowship: Quick Overview

Deadline 30 Jun 2021
Class / Course Teachers
Scholarship Type Fellowship
Awarded Amount Monthly grant of ₹ 18,000
Age Limit 20 - 30 Years
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Bhumi Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • Candidates must be between 20 to 30 years of age.

Educational Qualification

  • Must have completed graduation (any stream).
  • Those in the final year of the bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

Other Requirements

  • Willing to commit two years full-time for the fellowship.
  • Passionate for transforming the education system.

Benefits of Bhumi Fellowship Programme 2021

Selected fellows will be entitled to the following benefits under the scheme:

  • Monthly grant of ₹ 18,000
  • Programme-related expenses such as travel, phone, and stationery will be reimbursed as per policy.

How to Apply for Bhumi Fellowship 2021?

  • Visit the official website of Bhumi at
  • Scroll down to the ‘Our Programs’ section on the home page.
  • Click on the ‘Read More’ link under the ‘Bhumi Fellowship’ option.
  • You will be redirected to the fellowship page, click on the ‘Register’ button.
  • Enter your mobile number, name, email ID, tick the confirmation, and click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Provide the reason why you want to be a part of this fellowship programme and submit your application.

Bhumi Fellowship Selection Process

The selection process involves:

  1. Shortlisting of applications
  2. Telephonic interview
  3. Final selection through Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Focus during the Fellowship

Candidates will be placed in a low-income school where the focus will be in:

  • Teaching Mathematics and English for a minimum of 12 to 15 hours every week
  • Supporting teachers and suggesting innovative teaching methods
  • Improving the leadership skills of headmasters/ school leaders
  • Identifying problems faced by the school/ community and design a sustainable solution

Opportunities After Fellowship Completion

After completing the fellowship programme, fellows will have the following opportunities:

  • Lead a cluster of 3 to 5 schools
  • Set up their own organisation
  • Transform the education system in their community