Through the FUEL Fellowship, we aim to build the largest network of passionate individuals and storytellers, who believe in the power of human wisdom. Individuals who intend to celebrate experiences by honing the art of collecting and teaching life lessons with our unique methodology.
Immersive learning experiences to work on your personal strengths.
A chance to work with different creative tools such as storytelling, poetry, theatre, music, movement and more to enhance your creativity.
Learn to foster collaborations and gain insights on how the collective is the best way to make impact.
Gain an understanding of empathy and adaptability by interacting with a cohort hailing from different cultures and develop a multi perspective towards diverse issues.
Exhaustive exposure leading to global opportunities through FUEL workshops, conferences and events.
Become proficient in harnessing the power of social media and digital platforms to create awareness about your work, secure funding and execute community projects effectively.
Get enriched with resources – both tangible and non-tangible (FUEL store resources, blueprints to our exclusive projects, FUEL modules and curriculums, database of life lessons and learnings) – which will empower you to create change individually in your own geography.
Learn to create engaging digital content with exclusive workshops on digital documentation and to reach out to a larger audience.
Get recognized for your work in your individual spheres or communities you work with, through FUEL website/blogs/social media.
A global family for life – access to FUEL’s exhaustive database and tribe of influencers.
Belief in the power of human wisdom
Good communication skills
Inclination towards community work and service
Openess to learn
Passionate for creative arts
An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource-constrained environments
Proficiency in English, spoken and written
The fellows will be required to go back to their communities and complete an assignment in which they will have to collect Life Lessons. They will receive the FUEL Fellowship certificate upon its successful completion.
Participation Fee:It includes access to Project FUEL resources and program modules, food, accommodation on sharing basis for 6 days, a team facilitator and project support. It does not include airfare (travel expenses) to and from Dehradun, India.
Open for all regions – in and outside India
The application for FUEL Fellowship Program consists of:
Background information on you and your work
A short video helping us understand you better
Please complete the application form in English
The application forms will be evaluated after which the selected candidates will appear for the second round of telephonic interview.
Our fellows come from diverse backgrounds united by the undying love for humans. They are introduced to a lifelong fellowship, where every member is committed to learning from others and sharing their wisdom with the entire world.
She is a multimedia storyteller working to capture, nurture, and amplify untold stories and unheard voices. She has worked in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. A Polyglot, who shifted to Paris and then India on her own to pursue her dreams. She has visited 18 states of India and has learned some Hindi and Kannada (yay!). She is more Indian than our regular Indian and has taught ‘Puliyogare rice’ to almost all her friends.
He is an audiophile, a soccer enthusiast, Apple fanatic and a radical tech-optimist from Sweden. He enjoys writing, having meaningful conversations, taking walks and climbing. There can’t be a better combination of cuteness and smartness. He enjoys collecting questions, and one of his favourites is “What do you need help with today?”
She is a spontaneous ‘tea-person’, who believes in enjoying the moments as they come.She is the happiest and best version of herself when travelling. The magical combination of unexplored alleys and food for thought conversations with people to understand how they live life has made her travel to 25 countries! Her love for listening to people has helped her in serving as acompassionate Human Resource Business Partner with P & G for the past 7 years.
Born in India, raised in Oman, came into her own in New York. Jewellery Designer.Design Lover. Food Gobbler. Wide Eyed Traveler. Blinger and lover of all things shiny, sparkly and bright (which includes people who are shiny, sparkly, bright and happy). She is on her little journey, adding experiences to life is any big or small way she can.
He will share a smile with you even if you do not smile back. He has an unwavering belief in humanity and trusts that hugs are certified, healers. Empowering people to have conversations that matter is one of his superpowers. One of the most beautiful ways in which he extends his warmth to the world is through ‘Life Circles’.
A tailor by hand, a farmer by heart, a creative hippie by the soul. And a GNH practitioner, Wesel loves to bring smaller bits and pieces of clothes and chains together.Born and brought up in Bhutan and college-educated in India, she carries a soft corner for Indian culture,particularly Bindis and Mehndi
He is just like his name, Happy and Cheerful, and loves to spread the essence of his name. He believes that a smile is one of the most beautiful things and he’d chase you down to gift you one 😊. His undying love for numbers makes him a cool banker. A friend like him makes life beautiful.
You’d think he is a quiet one but don’t let him fool you- there’s a whole lot of crazy behind that silence. He loves wandering out on his bike, on long journeys and collect experiences from far and wide. Pretham is a part of the Learning team at Tech Mahindra,loves thinker with all things tech and is thrilled with figuring out and fixing things
A Tanzanian educator with the passion to change the current education system and make it more engaging and interactive for learners. He loves travelling and eating bananas. After graduating in 2013 from the University of Dar es Salam, he started a job researching on participatory learning while working. Social-Emotional Learning is his favourite area of research
He truly believes in ‘jo bhi ho kal fir aega’ (no matter what happens today,tomorrow will be there). He loves to eat, stay fit and travel. He believes in the power of people and gets joy in keeping them creatively engaged. He works within the Internal Audit domain and has carved his way up the ranks.
Curious. Explorer. Learner. Storyteller. Empathetic- Aakruti has donned various hats in her life and explores with wonder and curiosity. She believes herself to be a multi-potentialite and in the power of education of human wisdom. A Chartered Accountant by profession, she works as a faculty at CA learning centre. She is also a core team member of TEDx Surat, a Global Shaper and a soap maker!
An engineering graduate, who spent her college life exploring herself, taking many impromptu trips to mountains, organizing events and finally realized that she wasn’t meant to be an engineer. Her heart lies in having meaningful conversations. She loves Bollywood,small towns, Hindi and Bindis!
She loves dancing and singing. Meet her and you’ll find yourself doing perfect ‘GarbaMoves’ instantly. She is a trained clinical psychologist and is currently pursuing arts-based therapy. She is a fun person to be with and the icing on the cake, she makes the best tea!
Fun. Determined. Compassionate. Beautiful and self-driven. Nihali loves showering people with gifts and compliments. She loves working with children and her purpose in life is to spread happiness in the lives of her 800 children studying at Vidhyashram public School, where she serves as the Director. She is a firm believer of goals, actions and manifestation.
Passionate about life in general, Nelson loves making friends, trekking and travelling. He is an early riser and spends his mornings in the garden. A social entrepreneur and founder of –The Eco hub, he deeply cares about the environment. No matter how busy, he tries to find time.every weekend to doodle/sketch or paint.
A designer by profession, a dreamer at heart. Artistic, also idealistic, she is often trying to reconcile with reality, finding her place in the world and losing it just as often. A closeted poet, painter and philosopher she is searching for her ikigai in life. She believes that the world has showered her with beauty & gifts and she hopes to make it sweeter for others.
He is a person who will believe in you, even if you don't believe in yourself. He is resilient, empathetic and has a million dollar smile. Kundan is a coach, facilitator, educator and most importantly a beautiful human being.
She loves Hugs !!! Starting a party comes naturally to her and she loves laughing with people, learning from people and sharing her story. She is creative, sensitive and expressive - you’ll always know what she is feeling and she can’t lie to save my life. She is very talkative and has a LOT to say about how we can live better with ourselves, each other and the world. She always seeks the best possible outcomes and keeps an optimistic attitude towards the future. She trusts herself and the universal systems that guide us. Most of all, she is love and her path to purpose is contributing to sharing that with the world.
He believes that it is very important for us to slow down and take a look around us to really see the world and draw connections and break silos under which we often operate. He advises companies and individuals on how they can embrace this larger view of the world by looking at Sustainability not as a separate goal but one that is truly at the heart of everything they do. He also runs a foundation that helps catalyse youth action towards more sustainable practices. While it may seem that he wears different hats, he sees his work as a multi-faceted response to a singular problem of mitigating climate change.
When you see her, the first thing she will do is tell you to like , share and subscribe to her channel on YouTube. Don’t think she is crazy, she has just got her passion back on creating travel videos. By the way, that’s just a part of her, otherwise you will see her taking care of dogs and doing crazy tricks with them. That’s because she runs her own animal shelter. So wet noses, smelly fur and paws are all around her. Oh wait, that’s not it, she is passionate about leadership and so she works at an organisation which educates and transforms children from lesser privileged communities to live and sustain through college. She is fun, giggly and has so much to talk about perseverance, grit and strength from her experiences. She is always open arms to meet new people, make connections and dance.
He considers himself an enthusiast of everything that makes him uncomfortable. He is by his own words a Supreme Master First Class of giving everything a try. In a world full of guilty souls and worried minds, Shirish strives to befriend discomfort and artistic avenues as if they’re his long-lost childhood friends. Though a student of Film & Visual Arts, Shirish hasn’t limited his palette to it and continues to learn new things. Poetry, Philosophy, Crochet, Programming, Cooking – up stories; are few of the many things he’s currently having an affair with. He takes inspiration from his favorite artists like Kurosawa, Miyazaki, Picasso & many more to deliver lovable motion design & visual experiences for the next generation consumer facing companies.
She loves children, films and travel. She is all heart, when it comes to children and is a child at heart herself! Monkeys are her one true love and she has her own collection too! She gives out the best advice and hugs. She doesn't like to brag, but her food is Michelin star worthy, keep an eye out for the milkshakes she makes. When she runs out of paper, you can find her doodling away on her suitcase or even walls. She is the literal definition of ‘Bindaas’. She is the quintessential 90’s kid and knows every Bollywood song by heart! From North to South, she has tried all of India’s cuisines.