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Climate Leadership Fellowship (CLF) 2024

Climate Leadership Fellowship (CLF) 2024; The Climate Leadership Fellowship (CLF) is now accepting applications for its 2024 Cohort 6. This programme is an exciting opportunity to join the fight against climate change and be a part of the solution.

Climate change affects health, wellbeing, and the environment. Climate Smart Nigeria, in partnership with the Glow Initiative for Economic Empowerment and supported by Access Bank Plc, is investing in young energy leaders to drive climate action and energy transition in Nigeria.

Information Details:


ProgramClimate Leadership Fellowship 2024
DeadlineJuly 24, 2024
EligibilityAge 22-35, University Graduates
Training3-week intensive expert training
Commitment5 hours/week for training, 4-week school program
GoalsTrain 20,000 students, mentor 200 educators
AwardsTop 5 fellows win Climate Champion Award
LocationNigeria, residents only

Benefits of the Programme

  • Expert Training: Receive expert training on climate change advocacy, clean energy transition, and leadership to promote climate resilience.
  • Renewable Energy Opportunities: Explore various opportunities within the renewable energy sector.
  • Green Clubs: Help establish Green Clubs in 200 secondary schools across Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones.
  • Climate Educators: Train and mentor 200 young Nigerians as climate change educators in the first year.
  • Climate Champions: Train 20,000 secondary school students as climate champions through the “Adopt a School and Teach” initiative in the first year.
  • Internships: Provide internship and work experience for trained climate advocates.
  • Sustainability: Promote a climate-resilient energy sector by building 200 sustainability and climate-smart schools across the six geopolitical zones.

Programme Goals

  • First-Year Goal: Train 20,000 secondary school students and mentor 200 climate educators.
  • Seven-Year Goal: Train 140,000 students as climate champions and 1,400 climate educators.

Programme Outline

  • Three-Week Intensive Training: Fellows undergo three weeks of expert training on climate change.
  • Live Classes: Each week includes an expert live class.
  • Climate Education Toolkit: Fellows receive and learn to use a climate education toolkit.
  • Adopt a School: Fellows will teach climate change in selected schools for four weeks.
  • Climate Data Policy: Implement a climate data policy in schools and communities.
  • Leadership Clubs: Create climate change leadership clubs in schools.
  • Innovation Projects: Fellows are encouraged to demonstrate innovation by implementing small climate change projects.
  • Climate Champion Award: Top five fellows will win the Climate Champion Award.

Participant Expectations

  • Training Commitment: Dedicate five hours per week to training and live calls.
  • Teaching Commitment: Complete the four-week “Adopt a School” programme.
  • Innovation: Demonstrate innovation during the “Adopt a School” period.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: Youth aged 22 to 35.
  • Education: University graduates.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated leadership in climate change and renewable energy.
  • Passion: Strong desire to promote climate change awareness.
  • Availability: Willingness to teach climate change within the community, participate in training, and attend all virtual meetings.
  • Interest: Involvement or interest in renewable energy organisations or businesses.
  • Residency: Must be resident in Nigeria.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by filling out the  Climate Leadership Fellowship application form.. For more information, visit the  Climate Leadership Fellowship website.

Deadline: Applications close on July 24, 2024.

Join the Climate Leadership Fellowship and make a significant impact in the fight against climate change.

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