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.