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Cornell Climate Online Fellowship 2020 for Students and Professionals


Apply for this opportunity to network with fellow students and professionals on climate change mitigation!

Application Deadline: 25th August 2019

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Online

About the Award: Climate change poses threats to environments, communities, and economies, yet no single “one-size-fits-all” solution can be implemented across different countries and contexts. The Cornell Climate Online Fellows will work together over a period of 12 weeks to identify, discuss, implement, and assess greenhouse gas mitigation actions they take locally and within their social networks.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: Environmental and education professionals, volunteers, and university students from any country. Discussions will be in English. Students lacking a basic knowledge of climate science will need to complete parts of online course, Climate Science, Communication, and Action, prior to the fellowship.

Selection Process: Applicants complete an online application about their environmental and education work or volunteer activities, motivation for participating in the fellowship, ideas about climate action projects, and ability to commit the time to be an active participant in the fellowship over the 12-week period. Civic Ecology Lab staff will select the final fellows based on their applications and on our commitment to creating a group of fellows who bring different ideas and experiences and represent a diverse set of countries.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: 

  • Free. This is a serious commitment,from 4 -10 hours of work per week. All fellows will be expected to actively participate in weekly Zoom conference calls Thursdays from 8-10am Eastern Standard Time (New York) and to implement a climate mitigation action.
  • Participants who complete the fellowship will be awarded a Cornell University certificate. However, the main benefit of the fellowship is the opportunity to work with a diverse group of climate-concerned citizens globally who will provide support and provide feedback on your local climate actions.

Duration of Programme: 12 Weeks: February 14 – May 9, 2019

How to Apply: Please click HERE to apply now

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying

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