International/ Global applicants ( Youth)
Application Deadline: 10 November 2022
We are looking for the next generation of interfaith leaders in climate action. If you’re one, apply now! 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.
Week-long fully funded program
Duke University, North Carolina, USA
January 16th to 22nd, 2023
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.
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, 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 Interfaith Leaders 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.
Note: All travel, visa, accommodation, and subsistence costs will be provided by Faith For Our Planet.
- 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
Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and therefore we may close applications in advance. We advise all interested parties apply at the earliest opportunity.