Cohort 3: Climate Leadership Fellowship 2022; Energy (Special Edition for Energy Leaders)

Deadline: July 29, 2022

Cohort 3: Climate Leadership Fellowship 2022; Energy (Special Edition for Energy Leaders)

Cohort 3: Climate Leadership Fellowship 2022; Energy (Special Edition for Energy Leaders) is designed to provide expert training 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.

Following training, all fellows will adopt a school where they will educate about climate change and renewable energy, assisting in the development of future advocates for a country that is climate resilient. A toolset for teaching climate education in schools and a credential in climate leadership will be given to each fellow.

Program Outline

  1. Provide expert training on climate change advocacy in relation to clean energy transition and leadership to promote national climate resilience.
  2. Expose young people to the various opportunities within the renewable energy sector.
  3. To establish Green Clubs across two hundred secondary schools in Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones.
  4. To train and mentor two hundred young Nigerians as climate change educators in year one.
  5. To train 20000 secondary school students as climate champions through the fellows Adopt a School and Teach climate change in year one.
  6. To provide internship and work experience for trained climate advocates through the Adopt a School.
  7. To invest in and Promote a climate resilient energy sector.
  8. Build two hundred sustainability and climate smart schools across the six geopolitical zones.


  • Receive expert training from globally renowned climate activists.
  • Be trained as a climate change educator.
  • Receive a Climate Change Education toolkit to teach in secondary schools.
  • Become a part of the climate change awareness frontliners.
  • Gain access to free trainings and up skilling programs.
  • Gain work experience in the area of climate leadership.
  • Gain recommendations for fellowships or international trainings.
  • Receive a Climate Leadership Certificate.


  • Open to youth aged between 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.

The chosen candidates must be prepared to teach about climate change in their communities using the tools offered, take part in training with a climate leadership specialist, present a work plan for their fellowship, and be available for all virtual sessions.

It is anticipated of participants to:

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


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