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The Climate Reality Project Canada Launches its Training Stipend Program

The Climate Reality Project Canada Launches its Training Stipend Program

Made possible thanks to the Peter Gilgan Foundation, this program will enhance the inclusiveness and reach of the Leadership Corps by offering 10 stipends of $500.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Climate Reality Project Canada is thrilled to announce the launch its stipend program, designed to increase the inclusiveness and reach of the Leadership Corps by making trainings more accessible to segments of Canadian society that are typically under-represented within our vast pool of Climate Reality Leaders. This program is made possible thanks to the Peter Gilgan Foundation.

In order to ensure that the Canadian Leadership Corps truly reflects Canada’s rich diversity, we’re offering 10 stipends of CAD $500 to help cover travel and accommodation costs for Canadian applicants who meet one or more of the 4 criteria presented below.

The training will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from August 2nd to August 4th, 2019.

1. YOUTH

  • 13 to 17 years old at the time of the training*

  • 18 to 25 years old at the time of the training

*If you are under 16 years old, please email us to apply to the training (ecrenaud@climatereality.ca); you will not be able to fill in the online application form.

All participants under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone; chaperones must also apply and be accepted to attend a training.

2. REMOTE

  • Permanent address or home community is over 100 km from a major city, which are the following:

  • Vancouver

  • Victoria

  • Edmonton

  • Calgary

  • Regina

  • Saskatoon

  • Winnipeg

  • Toronto

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Québec

  • Saint John

  • Halifax

  • Permanent address or home community is located North of the 54th parallel

3. REGION

  • Permanent address or home community is located:

in the Atlantic provinces

    • New Brunswick

    • Nova Scotia

    • Prince Edward Island

    • Newfoundland and Labrador

in the Prairie provinces

    • Manitoba

    • Saskatchewan

    • Alberta

in the Territories

    • Yukon

    • Northwest Territories

    • Nunavut

4. INDIGENOUS

  • Self-identification

In addition to the above-mentioned criteria, applicants will be evaluated on their current and future potential for climate leadership in their community.

To apply, please complete this form by June 9th, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

Please note that consideration for the stipend program is contingent upon being accepted to a Climate Reality Project training, which requires that the application process for the latter be completed in parallel HERE.

***IMPORTANT: for the question “Are you applying for a training as an individual or as part of a particular group, organization, or company?” please select “as part of a group.” When the question “What is the name of your group, organization, or company” appears, please enter: “Canadian stipend program.” ***

Stipend recipients will be required to organize and cover the costs of their own travels and accommodation, and to submit their receipts to the Climate Reality Project Canada office along with proof of completion of the training, after which a check will be emitted for a maximum of CAD $500. Groups are eligible to apply for the stipend program but will be considered as a single applicant and will therefore only be eligible for a single CAD $500 grant.

For any questions, please contact Émilie Campbell-Renaud, Community Engagement and Program Development Coordinator: ecrenaud@climatereality.ca.

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