how to become a climate fellow

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What we're looking for

We are looking to invite keen students who meet the criteria below to our Climate Leadership Training: 

  • Have a passion for sustainability and dedication to bringing a Climate Action Project to their school (example projects include school gardens, art installations, waste bin assessments, bike to school day, light bulb or electronic waste drive, etc.)

  • Be willing to lead others in taking Climate Action

  • Be in the position to bring Climate Action to their school (e.g. involvement in a club or council such as a green team, indigenous club, or student council).

  • Be backed by a teacher sponsor or vice principal

    • Option A: student is nominated by a teacher or VP, then is asked to apply online

    • Option B: student applies online with name of teacher sponsor, teacher is contacted for verification of sponsorship

  • Be in grades 9-11 during the 2018/2019 school year, with a possible allowance for exceptional and committed grade 8 or 12 students

  • Join us for Climate Leadership Training on October 12th.


How to apply

Application deadline is October 3rd, 2018 at 10:00am Pacific Time. 

Option A:

  1. Student is nominated by a teacher or VP,

  2. Student is invited to apply online

  3. Student completes online application

Option B:

  1. Student finds a teacher “sponsor” (essentially teacher willing to act as a reference for the student)

  2. Student applies online with name of teacher sponsor,

  3. Teacher is contacted for verification of sponsorship

*Please note, there will be a mandatory training day on October 12 for all successful applicants. Chosen students from Abbotsford, Richmond and possibly Vancouver may be offered school bus transportation.