Agora/RENAC EnerTracks Fellowship Programme 2019 (Fully-funded to Berlin, Germany)

Agora/RENAC EnerTracks Fellowship Programme 2019 (Fully-funded to Berlin, Germany)

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Applications are open for the Agora/RENAC EnerTracks Fellowship Programme 2019. The Fellowship is a multi-disciplinary approach on how to tackle climate change and the energy transformation globally through practical lessons, academic training and one-on-one coaching.

A small group of four to six fellows is invited to come to the Agora Energiewende office in Berlin, Germany. Over the course of six weeks, the fellows have the unique opportunity to learn directly from in-house energy experts on why, how and when an independent organisation can support the energy transformation.

Furthermore, fellows also benefit from one-to-one mentoring from Agora Energiewende experts. With the support of their mentor, each fellow tackles one specific transformation topic that they choose in advance. The topic should be relevant from the perspective of the fellow’s own organisation, with the intention of transferring the achievements into their domestic work.

Fellowship

  • 40 hours of teaching sessions
  • 40 hours individual reading in preparation for each session
  • 10 hours of one-on-one mentoring
  • 10 study tours in and around Berlin, including executive leadership seminars at the LEAD Academy, focused field visits, seminars, and discussions with key German stakeholders
  • Access to the EnerTracks alumni network
  • Financial support, including a travel grant, fully-covered living accommodations, fully-covered transportation tickets, a daily stipend for food, and available office space

Eligibility

  • Applicants should be a national of one of the eligible countries (List of Eligible Countries)
  • Be currently employed and with at least two years of professional experience at the time of application
  • Be in the ages of 25-35 years
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university, in economics, environmental science, engineering, political science, or similar (Master’s degree preferred)
  • A strong understanding of power systems, energy economics, and climate and energy policy
  • Familiarity with policy instruments and energy transition policy processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to think conceptually and globally about a broad range of climate change and energy transformation issues
  • Adaptable and resilient in an ambiguous and dynamic environment
  • A high level of intellectual curiosity and humility

Application

To apply for the Fellowship Programme, please prepare the following documents in English:

  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae / resume

In the letter of motivation, please explain why you would like to be considered for this fellowship and present a domestic energy transformation topic which you would like to explore with your mentor while in Berlin, Germany.

Please upload your application in a single PDF file here. Please use the following wording to name your PDF file:  “application_spring_fellowship_enertracks_surname_name”

For more information, visit EnerTracks.

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