Applications for 2018 Chern-Simons Leadership Fellows Program Now Available

The Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change (BTJRC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 Chern-Simons Leadership Fellows Program for Energy & Climate Change.

In partnership with the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) of the College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley, this program provides state-of-the-art training in environmental and natural resources science, policy, and leadership to strengthen the capacities of environmental practitioners worldwide. Participants will benefit from a unique opportunity to interact with UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab faculty as well as their global peers to access new information and tools, share practical experiences, and develop collaborative leadership skills. The Beahrs ELP has graduated over 640 environmental leaders from over 110 different countries.

The 3-week certificate course offers a series of interdisciplinary workshops, facilitated by UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab faculty along with non-academic experts from the greater San Francisco Bay Area. The curriculum is enhanced by field trips that showcase California's groundbreaking responses to diverse agricultural, natural resource, and urban environmental challenges.

A limited number of full scholarships may be available for qualified professionals from China

To learn more and for application information, please visit the Beahrs ELP website at https://beahrselp.berkeley.edu/.