The Aaroogya Research & Public Health Fellowship (ARPHF) for Service in India is an immersive, enriching and well-rounded, 6-month program for young professionals motivated to make an impact in the development sector. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the field of public health and research for preventive healthcare. We are creating a global pool of future leaders and nurture the talented change makers for social innovation and public health in India.

Through collaboration and capacity-building, the fellows will work along with highly motivated and skilled professionals of Vitrana Healthcare, Rotary India, the team of Aaroogya, and civil society leaders form dynamic partnerships to exchange knowledge and skills, and share a mutual passion for advancing social and economic development.

Who is eligible to Apply?

Candidates must:

Be a Global citizen willing to work as a change maker in India.

Be between the ages of 21 and 32 as of January 1, 2019

Have completed an undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree before the start of the program on January 1, 2019



Preferably in Community Medicine, Masters in Public Health, Business administration, Social work and policy, Development sector enthusiasts or data analytics

All candidates should demonstrate a deep interest, passion, and commitment to public health development in India.

Candidates must show humility and an eagerness to learn within a cross-cultural context.

Ideal candidates possess strong professional skills, relevant volunteer or other practical experience, and applicable academic credentials or training.

We strongly encourage interested candidates from all fields, disciplines and sectors to apply.

Does ARPHF Pay For my Living Expenses?

For Fellows, ARPHF provides logistics aid to work with us in India, along with emergency support, and a monthly living stipend. For Indian Fellows, ARPHF provides accommodation, logistics aid, emergency support, and a monthly living stipend. Please note that the stipend is not a salary, but a living allowance designed to enable Fellows to volunteer in India.

Do Fellows travel for their projects?

It is an extensive field work project. Yes, everyday field work aided by Organizational supported and secured travelling with core team to villages in surrounding areas or remote regions. When applying for fellowship, potential Fellows should carefully consider whether they have any restrictions to frequent travel and might need to be based in one place as the travel will be across 100 villages with organizational security and support, core team mentors and staff will accompany.

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