Application Eligibility

Applicants for the African Climate Leadership Award must meet the following eligibility requirements:

General Eligibility Requirements
  • Applicant's institution must have significant presence/operations in any African Country. Applicant's institution must meet one of the following descriptions:
  • - Legally-recognized organization in any African Country; or
    - Governmental entity or academic organization in any African Country.
  • Applicants must have been students/employed and reside within Africa.
  • Considerations for Evaluation:

    Applicants will be evaluated based on the following attributes that are deemed to exceed business as usual:

  • Innovation, strategic management, and thought leadership in addressing climate change.
  • Key climate (or closely associated) initiatives led by the applicant, and subsequent goals, benchmarks and plans for measuring success implemented by applicant.
  • Quality of engagement with non-profit partners, government organizations, and/or other non-advocacy collaborations.
  • Quality of collaboration with peers to develop best practices, influence behavior change, establish standards, and engage in public education.
  • Education and training of internal staff and management, as well as external stakeholders, partners and suppliers.
  • Academic qualifications and achievements.
  • Strength and relevance of Concept Note.
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