African Youth for Environment Fellowship | Application Now Open

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 Are you enthusiastic and passionate about the environment and wish to create tangible community actions towards tackling global issues locally? Are you an emerging environmentalist, changemaker and climate activists in Nigeria? Then here comes an exciting opportunity for Nigerians. Applications are now open for the African Youth for Environmental Fellowship 2021 (AY4E).

U-recycle Initiative is searching for 6 emerging change agents who are enthusiastic about environmental sustainability and ocean protection, and who through this AY4E fellowship can build their capacity and implement grassroots solutions to address plastic pollution.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the African Youth for Environment Fellowship 2021:

  • You must be between the ages of 16-25 years old (should have completed secondary school/high school)
  • Should be Nigerian and should be a resident in Nigeria for the next one year.
  • Should have access to a Laptop and internet connection.
  • Show deep commitment or passion to address environmental issues like plastic pollution and ocean conservation.
  • Readiness to develop and become a young social impact leader that advances solutions towards addressing environmental issues in Africa.
  • Must be an excellent communicator and self-starter.
  • Must be willing and available to implement 5 environmental education projects (designed and fully-funded by us) at one high school in their locality.
  • Must be creative, innovative and dynamic changemaker.
  • Should be willing to commit 3-7 hours for (training or project implementation) on selected weeks
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to work independently and under time pressure
  • You have some experience in engaging in environmental awareness, advocacy or community service.

Fellowship Benefits

  • Gain lifelong leadership skills, access mentorship with global changemakers and access unique opportunities that will set you apart.
  • Win free swag items, goodie hampers, gadgets, movie tickets, and more by completing tasks monthly relating to sub-projects.
  • Earn resume-worthy experience and global recognition.
  • Develop your project management skills.
  • At the end of the fellowship, the best fellow wins an all-expense-paid 3-days staycation trip to Egypt.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the African Youth for Environment Fellowship are to complete the online application before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 10th March, 2021

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