Youth Interfaith Leaders Fully Funded Fellowship on Climate Change at Duke
The Fellows for the Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship on Climate Change will be fully funded to Duke University to take the fellowship, all expenses including Visa, transportation, feeding for the period of the fellowship etc is fully covered
Faith For Our Planet, in collaboration with Duke University’s prestigious Divinity School, is launching an exciting new program for climate conscious youth leaders from around the world. Whether you are a religious leader, a climate activist, an early career professional in a faith-based organization or a recent graduate who’s just starting out as long as you’re eager to learn how to mobilize faith communities to combat climate change, we’ve got you covered.
The Week-long fellowship at Duke university is fully funded program
Venue of the fellowship is Duke University, North Carolina, United States of America
A cohort of 25 to 30 youth leaders and agents of change will be given a once in a lifetime opportunity to expand their networks and develop their skills to deliver an impactful faith-based climate action project.
On this journey, the Fellows will be trained by distinguished specialists in the field of religious studies, climate change, policy, media, and sustainable development who will help them acquire knowledge and skills in eco-theology, systems thinking, community mobilization, advocacy and more!
Please note that although the application deadline is November 10th, FFOP will review applications on a rolling basis, and therefore we may close applications in advance. With only 25 to 30 spaces available, interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest opportunity.
About the Fellowship
The fellowship is a fully funded, week-long residential program at Duke University for the next generation of faith leaders. This is an invaluable opportunity for young climate conscious individuals from all faiths and walks of life to become a part of a global network of religious actors engaged in climate action.
Through expert lectures, interactive sessions, policy dialogues, and vocational training, fellows will explore various themes and tap into transferable skills to curate impactful faith-based climate action projects for their respective communities. The curriculum will be delivered by distinguished specialists in the field of theology, climate change, policy, media, and sustainable development.
As a part the program, fellows will benefit from knowledge of:
World religions and the environment
Eco-theology: the theological study of relationship between religion and the environment
Systems thinking: Identifying the political and economic paradigms of climate change
Project planning and community mobilization
Advocacy and community outreach
Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the ranks of the FFOP Fellowship Alumni Association, providing them with various opportunities to be part of FFOP’s regional events, as well as climate and interfaith campaigns.
It’s important to note that the fellowship is fully funded which means all travel, visa, accommodation, and subsistence costs will be provided by Faith For Our Planet.
Host Institution: Duke University
Application and Program Timeline
September 16th, 2022: Applications Open*
November 10th, 2022: Applications Close
November 15th, 2022: Remaining fellows to receive acceptance letter and other documents to make any necessary visa arrangements
November 22nd, 2022: Final Announcement of FFOP’s 2023 Youth Fellowship Cohort
December 23rd, 2022: Pre-Fellowship Orientation (Online)
January 16th to 22nd, 2023: Fellowship held at Duke University, USA
Important Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore the Faith for our Planet may close applications in advance. It’s Advised that interested applicants apply as early as possible
To be a fellow Visit the Official Application Portal for more and apply
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