Nagaloka Fellowship is a collaborative program between Manuski and Nagarjuna Training Institute (NTI) for NTI Alumni. Alumni work in local communities and State on issues of Social Justice, Education, Housing, Health, Training, responding discrimination and more.  In changing political scenario the challenges Dalits and Adivasis face are increasingly complex. The complex challenges require all community youths to activate across variety of sectors and leadership to understand and address challenges. Nagaloka Fellowship is a program to engage and develop thinking around policies and ideas shaping future of societies.

Who should apply?

Nagarjuna Training Institute Alumni who are committed individuals to bring positive change in their communities throughout their lives. Young passionate to engage with marginalised communities for social action. We do respect diversity and empowerment of women, and believe in what Babasaheb Ambedkar says, ‘measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved’, hence preference will be given to young girls and women.

The Skills & Network

Competitively selected applicants will join the training and action program for a year, which includes exchange, exposure and engagement with communities, ideologies and experiences. The Nagaloka Fellows will take a lead in developing network of social activists and building alliances to address socio-economic rights of marginalised.

Fellowship provides access to and insight on the issues and the dynamics of those who are addressing socio-economic issues of marginalised. Its individual components include:

  • Workshops – Training workshop of Human Rights and Economic Rights of Dalits and Adivasis.
  • Exposure – Short term project in various sectors.
  • Exchange – Interstate and community engagement among fellows.

“Nagaloka Fellowships provides a stipend, but does not cover living expenses.”

Application Form

    Full Name/पूरा नाम*:

    Gender/लिंग*: MaleFemaleTransgender



    Date of Birth/ जन्म की तारीख* :

    Complete Address with City and State:

    Post GraduateGraduateDiplomaH.S.C.S.S.C.

    Current Occupation (Describe in Brief) / वर्तमान व्यवसाय (संक्षिप्त में वर्णित करे)*:

    Describe your experience in social activism. (After NTI) / सामाजिक सक्रियता में अपने अनुभव का वर्णन करें। (एनटीआई के बाद):

    Do you have experience of working on Budget & Policies for SC/ST People? / क्या आपको एससी / एसटी लोगों के लिए बजट और नीतियों पर काम करने का अनुभव है?

    Write about why you should get the fellowship? (Statement of Purpose) / इस बारे में लिखें कि आपको फैलोशिप क्यों मिलनी चाहिए? (उद्देश्य का कथन)*: