Call For Applications: Climate Leadership Fellowship 2023 [Cohort 5]

Call For Applications: Climate Leadership Fellowship 2023 [Cohort 5]

The Climate Leadership Fellowship (Special edition for Energy Leaders) is designed to provide expert training to fellows who are within or are passionate and willing to make a difference in clean cooking, clean energy, solar power, waste to energy sectors on concept and applications of renewable energy for a better climate.

After training, all fellows will then Adopt a School where they will teach climate change and renewable energy helping to groom young ones who will promote a climate resilient nation. All fellows will receive a climate education toolkit for teaching in schools and a certificate of climate leadership.

Program Outline

  • This program includes three-week intensive expert training on climate change for all select fellows.
  • Each week’s course block includes an expert live class.
  • All fellows who complete the intensive training will receive the climate education toolkit and be taught how to use it.
  • Afterward, fellows will Adopt a School where they will teach climate change.
  • Fellows will teach climate Change using the toolkit in select schools for a four-week period.
  • Fellows will implement a climate data policy in the schools and communities where they will work and on social media.
  • Fellows will create climate change leadership clubs in the schools where they will work.
  • Fellows are encouraged to demonstrate innovation in the school community where they will work by carrying out small climate change projects to drive home their teaching including implementing the climate data policy.
  • The top 5 fellows will win the Climate Champion Award.

Participants are expected to:

  • Commit 5 hours per week for the expert training and LIVE calls.
  • Adopt a school and complete the four-week program teaching climate change in schools.
  • Demonstrate innovation during the Adopt a School.


  • Open to youth aged 22 – 35 years;
  • Demonstrated leadership for climate change and renewable energy;
  • Part of a growing environmental/renewable energy organization or involved/interested in a renewable energy business (serving Corp members with interest in renewable energy can apply);
  • Graduated from University;
  • Interested in clean/renewable energy solutions for electricity or for cooking;
  • Passion to promote awareness for climate change;
  • From any part of the world but resident in Nigeria.

Selected applicants should be available and willing to teach climate change within their communities using the provided toolkit, participate in the climate leadership expert training, submit a fellowship work plan, and be available for all virtual meetings


Provide expert training on climate change advocacy in relation to clean energy transition and leadership to promote national climate resilience.

• Expose young people to the various opportunities within the renewable energy sector.

• To establish Green Clubs across two hundred secondary schools in Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones

• To train and mentor two hundred young Nigerians as climate change educators in the year

• To train 20000 secondary school students as climate champions through the fellows Adopt a School and Teach climate change in Year 1

• To provide internship and work experience for trained climate advocates through the Adopt a School

• To invest in and Promote a climate-resilient energy sector

• Build two hundred sustainability and climate-smart schools across the six geopolitical zones

Deadline: August 18, 2023

Click HERE To Apply



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