WeCare Fellowship

Express your views on environmental issues and win fellowship

WeCare Fellowship aims to recognise and felicitate writers among Indian students. We invite students above 10th Std to express their views on environmental issues. The theme of the essay competition is Waste Management. Participants can write on any of the topics listed under the theme. While your essays will be published at The Hyphen, you will be invited to attend Creative the Writing Course organised by us. In addition, our partners will offer internship opportunities to the winners.

Cash Prizes Worth INR 70,000/- and Goodies

Free Creative Writing Course for all participants

Internship Offers from Partner Organisations


Plastic: From Waste to Wealth

My Waste, My Responsibility

Waste in My Community

Segregation at Source

Waste to Energy: Market & Policy

Important Dates

  • Competition Start Date: Oct 20, 2020
  • Submission Deadline: December 5, 2020
  • Winner Announcement: Dec 18, 2020


  • School Students of 11th and 12th Std.
  • College Students


  • The essay must be written in English or Hindi and should be limited to 500-1500 words.
  • The essay must be original and unpublished, as any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of essay.
  • One submission per author will be accepted. Multiple or incomplete submissions will lead to disqualification.
  • This competition is open to all students residing in India.
  • Originality and clarity of the content, Quality of the analysis & research, and Language & Structure of the essays will be given priority during evaluation.
  • Understanding of Socio-Economic issues will also add to overall scoring.

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283, First Floor, Satya Niketan, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi 110021, Tel: +91-48881000, fellowship@thehyphen.in

Organising Partners

WeCare, an association of likeminded business organisations, is the voice of industry that is committed to environment protection ensuring plastic waste management through collaborative action and partnerships. Initiatives include promotion of research and development, sharing of insights and awarness generation.


India CSR Network is a media organization and India’s largest repository of information on CSR, Sustainability and Social Development.


The Hyphen

The Hyphen is a new media startup for responsible citizens working on socio-economic, environmental and cultural issues of the country and the world.