2022 Climate Leaders Program Inaugural Request for Applications

The newly established annual KIETS Climate Leaders Program (CLP) is designed to empower, educate and inspire the next generation to embark on careers and become innovative leaders in addressing climate change. The Program focuses on developing solutions to mitigate or reverse negative effects of climate change. KIETS CLP will select NC State students as KIETS Climate Leadership Scholars annually. These Scholars will be supported to work with our world’s best leaders and organizations working on climate change solutions.

2022 Program Components:

  • One-year commitment (Jan. 1, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2022)
  • Internship (three to six months)
  • Climate Leadership Academy (May 8-10, 2022)
  • Climate Leadership Symposium (Oct. 10-11, 2022)
  • Funding provided for Scholars and their faculty mentors

Nomination/Application Process:
A NC State faculty or professional staff member who is interested in mentoring a candidate must nominate a NC State full-time undergraduate or graduate student who will not graduate prior to Spring 2023.

Any major is eligible and candidates may propose an internship in any area associated with climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Nomination and application forms must be submitted online by 11:59 pm, Oct. 31, 2021.

Contact Amanda Mueller at (919) 515-4265 or ammuell2@ncsu.edu) with any questions about the program or nomination/application process.

More details about the program and the nomination/application process can be found by clicking the link below.