Deadline: May 19,2022

Climate change impact is ravaging the world. In Nigeria, severe cases of drought and desertification are ravaging parts of the north leading to conflicts from lack of water. Agricultural yields have been heavily affected causing a high poverty rate. Extreme flooding and disease spread through contaminated water are reported in the south. The time is now to invest in a new generation of young leaders to lead change for climate action.


The Climate Leadership Fellowship initiated by Climate Smart Nigeria in partnership with Glow initiative for Economic Empowerment with support from Access Bank PLC is designed to provide expert training on climate change advocacy and leadership to a new crop of young Nigerian leaders to build national climate resilience. The 10-week program will welcome and empower 30 leaders with expert training to lead change for climate action, in turn, the fellows will adopt schools and teach climate change across Nigeria. All fellows will receive a climate education toolkit and a certificate of climate leadership.

Benefits of the program

  • 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

Eligibility (who can apply)

  • Youth aged (22 – 35)
  • Demonstrated leadership for climate change
  • Part of a growing environmental organization or youth corper
  • Graduated from University
    Its OK if you’re not a part of an organization
  • 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 provided toolkit, participate in the climate leadership expert training, submit a fellowship workplan and be available for all virtual meetings.

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