Hivos/ Climate Tracker Fellowship for journalists to attend the Sustainable Energy For All Forum in Rwanda (Fully Funded)

Hivos/ Climate Tracker Fellowship for journalists to attend the Sustainable Energy For All Forum in Rwanda (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: March 18, 2020

Together with Hivos, Climate Tracker will be training and sending 6 amazing African journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda, this May (26th-28th).

We are looking for young journalists from across Africa who want to write incredible stories about the energy challenges in their home country and make a big impact in their countries by publishing about energy.

The Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SEforALL) will bring together the world’s most renowned energy experts and decision makers in what is sure to be the premier global meeting on the unique energy challenges facing the continent.

For journalists, this will be a career-defining opportunity to meet and learn from some of the key industry movers and shakers. This will be a vibrant meeting place to showcase action towards sustainable energy, with entrepreneurs, community leaders, city leaders, policy makers, financiers and investors in the energy space. .

Through a unique partnership with Hivos, we are now looking for 6 amazing African journalists to join our team at the SEforALL attend the Forum and help shape one of the most important debates of our time.

The 6 six fellows will receive a fully funded fellowship to travel to Kigali for the event, undergo exclusive training from leading energy experts and journalists, and an investigative story grant to cover energy issues back in their home country – all mentored by the Climate Tracker Team


As a fellow, you will also receive training on climate and journalism organized by Climate Tracker, participate in group interviews with high-level officials/experts and network with amazing people from all over the world!

After the Forum, the 6 fellows will be part of an 8-week-long investigative reporting scholarship guided by Climate Tracker, to have a chance to refine their journalism skills and report on the pressing energy issues of their country.

No need to worry about any expenses, all will be organized and covered by us.


You will need to:

Write and publish a story focusing on any of the following themes:

  • Energy access
  • Clean energy cooking
  • Right to energy transition
  • Ensuring everyone benefits from sustainable energy access
  • Sustainable energy and climate change

To apply Click Here