The UNFCCC – UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Academically outstanding young graduates from developing countries who are in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to women, amongst whom those from Least Developed Countries will be given the highest priority. Fellowships will last for one year, with the possibility of an extension of one further year subject to satisfactory performance. Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the respective purviews and foci of UNU-EHS/ViE and UNFCCC. Upon completion of the UNFCCC – UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme, the Early Career Climate Fellows will be able to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience and insights they have gained in Bonn.
A maximum of 12 fellowships will be awarded per call/cohort.
Academically outstanding young professionals up to the age of 32 from developing countries, especially women from least developed countries, are encouraged to apply.
Application ProcedureA complete application package consists of the following four documents:1) A cover letter (maximum 1 page in length) setting out how the qualifications, experience and future career goals match the requirements of the programme2) An up-to-date CV (maximum 2 pages in length);3) A completed and signed Personal History Form (P11); and4) Copies of all academic transcripts/degree certificates to date.
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Application Deadline: December 31, 2022