Pollinate Digital Fellowship Program 2021

Pollinate Digital Fellowship Program 2021

Published: 10 September 2021


The Pollinate Digital Fellowship Program brings field work to the desk top, and is designed for students and recent graduates from around the world to gain experience in an award-winning social enterprise.

You and your goals:

  • You’re passionate about applying your education to tackle complex challenges in a way empowers women, ends poverty and creates access to clean energy
  • You seek personal development
  • You’re curious about social enterprise models and the development sector
  • You want to meet like-minded people

There are limited positions for these Digital Fellowships, and Pollinate seek participants who are driven by a sense of purpose and want to contribute their time and knowledge to create impact.

Your impact:

During the Digital Fellowship, you will complete modules that introduce you to social entrepreneurship, last-mile distribution, human-centred design, intercultural practice and the challenges that people experiencing poverty face every day, and the solutions available to alleviate these pressures.

Participants will also collaborate in a rapid innovation process, ideating a new solution to a real-life business challenge that Pollinate Group is tackling, or by helping us integrate a new initiative into our model. Through this process, participants will directly contribute to Pollinate’s capacity to create a sustainable and long term impact.

Pollinate is adapting their model to the new COVID-normal, and the Fellowship program presents Fellows with the opportunity to witness this transition first hand whilst positively contributing to our work.

Program structure:

You’ll work alongside Pollinate's staff, gaining a practical understanding of the entrepreneurial approach to community development, an appreciation for involving the end user in design and change, and tools to help you initiate and lead game changing ideas in your studies and future.

The Digital Fellowship is a combination of workshops, webinars, project work and self directed learning, delivered over 5 modules in an intensive 4 week period. 

You will:

  • Be part of a high performing group of 10 to 12 global participants 
  • Work in teams of 3 to 4 on strategic projects
  • Join people from a range of degree majors
  • Collaborate across cultures with your peers and our team
  • Engage with a range of textual, multimedia and case-study resources

Enrolment Type and Fees

Enrolment Type: Direct Enrolment

Fees: Program fee is AUD $1,200. New Colombo Plan (NCP) grants may be available to eligible students.


Students should register their interest at http://unsw.aglobal.education/st-application as early as possible before 4th October 2021.

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