Story of Change: Case Study Challenge for Social Enterprises [Cash Prizes Worth Rs.1.75L] @ Azim Premji University: Register by June 30: Expired

Case Study Challenge Social ChangeAbout:

Azim Premji University announces ‘Stories of Change’ – Case Study Challenge, on documenting good practices of social change from NGOs, government programmes, Social Enterprises and other organizations directly involved in design and implementation of development interventions.

Azim Premji University has a clear social purpose and it works with state and non-state organisations in various possible ways – from building the capacity of practitioners, documenting good practices for future learners, providing space to practitioners in teaching, collaborative research and even incubation of new ideas for social change.

Who can participate?

Participants can be representatives of any NGO, social enterprise, Govt. programme and other organizations implementing social change action. Students/ researchers/ academics and funding organizations can also participate in collaboration with any of the implementing organizations mentioned above.

However, the submission has to be done by the organization only.

Eligibility criteria:
  1. Intervention must be within last 10 years (started 2009 or later)
  2. Intervention should have been implemented for at least 3 years
  3. Can be an ongoing or completed intervention
  4. Grassroots intervention implemented anywhere in India
  5. Impact documented at individual, household or community level
  6. Submission:
    • Case study must be submitted by implementing organizations (NGOs, govt. programmes, Social Enterprises, CSR and other development organisations)
    • Researchers, students, funding agencies and others who wish to submit case studies must submit through the implementing organization
Important Dates:

Jun 30, 2019: Registration deadline

Oct 31, 2019: Deadline for Case study submission

Feb 28, 2020: Shortlisting of case studies by jury

April 2020: Award ceremony in Bangalore


Certificate of recognition and cash prizes of Rs.100, 000 and Rs.75, 000 will be awarded to the best two Case Studies.


All submissions will be treated as under Creative Commons. Azim Premji University will retain the right to publish all submitted case studies or use them in teaching with due acknowledgement.

The short listed and prize winning case studies will be published by the University in a case study repository under Creative Commons license, with due acknowledgement. For this purpose, content curation may be done as necessary.

The full case submission should be of maximum 10,000 words with photographs if any. Total number of pages (including photos, references, appendix, etc.) should not exceed 20 pages, Times New roman, Single Spacing. Further guidelines will be provided after registration.

Registration should include an abstract of maximum 150 words.

To register, click here.

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