Africa Programme to Fight Climate Change of Eisenhower Fellowships
Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) seeks applicants for its Fall 2021 Africa Programme. The programme recruits dynamic change agents primarily from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe and brings them to the United States for a professional transformational experience. Ideal candidates are between the ages 32-45 and work in fields actively confronting the consequences of climate change, including agriculture, environmental protection, water quality, food security and energy, among others. The programme combines a mixture of virtual and in-person meetings spread over several weeks, bringing African leaders to the United States. EF accepts applications through 15 March 2021.
Ghana Kenya Nigeria Rwanda South Africa United Republic of Tanzania Zimbabwe
Ascendant midcareer leaders, primarily from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe are invited to propose transformative projects in their respective fields and collaborative solutions to the negative impacts of global warming across Sub-Saharan Africa. Exceptional leaders from other countries with a track record of working regionally also will be considered. Ideal candidates, ages 32 to 45, are dynamic doers, working in fields actively confronting the consequences of climate change, including agriculture, housing, public safety, environmental protection, finance, water quality, food security and energy, among others.
Applications are accepted via the online portal through March 15, 2021.. A few months before the fellowship begins, Fellows are expected to devote significant time to research, preparation and planning in consultation with the EF programme team, followed by several weeks of virtual introductory and orientation sessions.