Deadline:

December 5, 2019.

Location:

Nigeria.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

The Green Fellowship

  • Become a Green Fellow The Green Institute is the first Nigerian research institution that subsidizes college tuition costs through a waste management program while training leaders that will systematically transform attitudes about environmentalism in Africa’s most populated and polluted country.
  • The Green Fellowship invites recent university or college graduates and postgraduate students from across the world to join one its online cohort in 2020, to conduct original research, develop innovations, or implement action in collaboration with faculty at The Green Institute. In addition to their project,

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Fellows participate in career workshops, trainings, and a final online symposium to share their work. There is also possibility of a field trip. Fellow will receive certificates at the end of the fellowship. The best project will receive funding to amplify their work.

  • what They are looking for?
  • Purpose / Passion

Show your concern about your environment and help them understand why you want to help. What experiences have compelled you to apply?

  • LEADERSHIP

You must be currently undertaking a leadership role in an organization, company or association. Tell them how your leadership skill has salvaged unpleasant situations with a brief example.

  • Innovation

They are looking for freshly baked ideas from the oven of originality and authenticity. Show them why your project ideas are new compared to what has been tried before.

  • Importance

To be interested in your solution, Green Initiative must first understand why the issue your project will tackle is imperative.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • sustainability.
  • Environmental Studies.
  • Software Development.
  • Mobile Development.
  • Product Design.
  • Creative Writing.
  • Social Media.
  • Marketing.
  • Advocacy.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  •  Policy and Research.
  • ICT-based Innovations

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Fellowships at The Green Institute lasts up to 6 months.

Fellows must commit to completing their projects within this time period.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Over 18 years old and must be a recent graduate or postgraduate student.
  • Fluent in English and their indigenous language.
  • Commit a full 15-hour workweek to our organization.
  • Open to all countries.

Qualities sought in the selection of fellows include:

  • Leadership & Resourcefulness.
  • Sound Academic record.
  • Curiosity.
  • Communication skills.
  • Integrity and self-discipline.
  • Initiative and follow through.
  • Ambition.
  • Openness to new professional fields.
  • Ability to work in groups.
  • Interest in environmental sustainability and social change.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Stipends are available for select projects.

How to Apply

First Step:Fill the Application Form, then Submit from here

Second step :You need to provide:

  • Your Personal Statement – What has convinced you to apply for the Green Fellowship? What do you hope to benefit from fellowship?
  • Your Project Statement – What is your plan for the 6-month period in regards to environmental sustainability. What opportunities and challenges are unique to your project?
  • 2-3 Recommendations – Must be from your teacher, professor or lecturer and can be supplemented with letters from mentors, organizations, faith community and employers.

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More Details

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Karam/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Salma Elkhashab/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team