Call for Applications: EcoSciGen Climate Research Workshop 2024 For Africans

The Climate Research Workshop offers a unique training experience for individuals aged 18-26 from Africa who are passionate about addressing climate change issues.

This 6-month program is designed to equip young participants with the knowledge and skills needed to become independent researchers in the climate space through intellectual development, capacity building, knowledge sharing and training sessions.

The program will reshape the perspectives of young individuals in Africa regarding climate change. Rather than being viewed solely as a problem, it presents an opportunity for participants to make a meaningful impact and contribute to positive change in the climate landscape.

Program Details

  • understanding of climate change.
  • Collaboration and Mentorship (2 Months): To improve their skills and put their knowledge into practice. Participants will collaborate with their respective backgrounds to write a research paper aimed at addressing climate-related issues. Participants will be mentored and supervised by academics who will oversee their work during this time.

Eligibility

Young Scholars must:

  • Demonstrate commitment to addressing climate change in their community;
  • Be between the ages of 18-26 at the start of the workshop (March 1, 2024);
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Be a STEM field graduate or undergraduate.;
  • Commit to completing the workshop by August 30 and mentoring others after the workshop;
  • Have access to the internet, email to allow for consistent communication with the EcoSciGen team and mentors for the duration of the workshop;
  • Adhere to the Climate Research Workshop graduation guidelines (to be provided upon acceptance to the program).

Deadline: January 30, 2024

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