Advertisment

Climate Change Fellowship 2024

Rotary Peace Fellowship

In an effort to have a positive climate impact, apply for Halcyon’s second Climate Fellowship for Latin America and the Caribbean. Along with providing them with the means to address climate-related concerns like renewable energy, green building, agriculture, water technology, and blue economy solutions, the fellowship program brings together entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Participants will receive specialized training, valuable resources to propel their ventures forward, as well as the opportunity to partake in a one-week in-person residency in Washington, D.C., and another in Mexico City, Mexico. The Latin America & the Caribbean Climate Fellowship is supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Advertisment

 Program Structure of Climate Change Fellowship 2024

  • Cohort of up to 10 businesses established by entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on climate-related initiatives. These ventures undergo training in Halcyon’s approach to achieving product-market fit, preparing for investment, and developing leadership skills.
  • Program is delivered through:
  • One virtual kickoff meeting
  • A one-week Washington, DC residency
  • Monthly virtual meetings
  • A one-week Mexico City residency

Benefits of Climate Change Fellowship 2024

  • Each program offers unique advantages to participants. Accepted fellows will receive:
  • An equity-free stipend of $5,000 USD per venture for travel expenses related to attending the residencies
  • A one-week stay at Halcyon’s establishment in Georgetown, Washington, DC.
  • A one-week residency in Mexico City, culminating in a pitching event for each venture and opportunities to connect with investors, advisors, and media
  • Bespoke training on:
  • Product-market fit
  • Investment readiness
  • Leadership
  • Skills development and mentorship
  • Honing storytelling and pitching
  • Connections to relevant impact investors
  • USD 10,000 in Amazon Cloud credits
  • A global network comprising more than 450 entrepreneurs committed to making a positive impact.

Eligibility Criteria for Climate Change Fellowship 2024

Open to (For-profit) startups are invited to develop scalable solutions to address climate change challenges.

  • Location: Startups must be based in or servicing Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Stage: They must have a Minimum Viable Product with the potential for scaling.
  • Team
  • You may apply with a maximum of one co-founder.
  • The applicant must serve as the CEO and/or have primary decision-making authority.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age at the commencement of the program.
  • Program involvement: Must be capable of taking part in all activities and program sessions
  • Impact: Must be working on a product and venture that contributes to one or more of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Selection Criteria of Climate Change Fellowship 2024

  • Impact: How significant of an impact will the solution have on society and/or the environment if expanded?
  • Scalability: Is it feasible for this venture to expand and reach hundreds of thousands or millions of users within a 5-10-year timeframe?
  • Innovation: Does the solution offer a unique approach to addressing the issue in its specific context?
  • Talent: Is the team exceptionally qualified to address the challenges they have identified?

 Timeline

  • Application Deadline: March 22, 2024
  • Virtual Pitch with Selection Committee (Finalists): April/May 2024
  • Notification of Selected Fellows: May 2024
  • Virtual Kickoff Meeting: June 13, 2024
  • In-person Residency in Washington, D.C.: June 24 – 28, 2024
  • Monthly Virtual Meetings: July 11, August 8, September 5, 2024
  • In-person Residency in Mexico City: October 21 – 25, 2024

How To Apply For Halcyon Latin America & the Caribbean Climate Fellowship 2024

To submit your application, click here .

Advertisment

Visit the official website of Halcyon Latin America & the Caribbean Climate Fellowship for more information.

Application Deadline

March 22, 2024.

Conclusion

The “Latin America & the Caribbean Climate Fellowship 2024” offers an unparalleled opportunity to make a significant impact on climate change in the region. By bringing together a diverse group of passionate individuals, the fellowship aims to drive innovation, research, and collaboration towards a more sustainable future. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are committed to environmental sustainability, we encourage you to apply and take the first step towards becoming a climate leader in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Advertisement
Advertisment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *