Apply Now | Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship on Climate Change (Fully Funded) – 2022

Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship on Climate Change (Fully Funded) – 2022

Faith For Our Planet, in collaboration with Duke University’s prestigious Divinity School, has launched 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.

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, they 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 our application deadline is November 10th 2022, FFOP will review applications on a rolling basis, and therefore we may close applications in advance. With only 25 to 30 spaces available, we advise all interested parties to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Location for Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship:

 United States

 Benefits of Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship:

As a part the program, our 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 
  • Strategic communications
  • Advocacy and community outreach  
  • Upon completion of the program, our 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.
  • All travel, visa, accommodation, and subsistence costs will be provided by Faith For Our Planet.

 Eligibilities for Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship:

  • Be 20-35 years of age
  • Have acquired or are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree
    (students must currently be in their third year of study, at least)
  • Have an established network (social, professional, religious etc.) or
    willingness to mobilize an accessible local network
  • Have a strong interest in eco-theology, and commitment to lead a
    faith-based climate action project
  • Possess good communication skills, and a fluency in the English language
  • Have a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and interfaith cooperation

Eligible Regions: Open For All



 APPLICATION PROCESS FOR Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship:

  • All nominating agencies and prospective candidates must fill out the
    application form available on our website. Your application and profile will be
    assessed by a panel of the Faith For Our Planet Program Coordinators. Besides
    assessing candidate’s basic eligibility for the program, the online application
    contains questions on their skills, motivation and relevant academic,
    professional, volunteer and leadership experience.

Application Deadline: November 10, 2022 (36 Days Remaining)


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