IEA C3E Scholarship [Clean Energy Education and Empowerment] for Women Researchers: Apply by May 20

By: Jagriti Sanghi| 20 May 2019 8:17 PM
IEA C3E Scholarship [Clean Energy Education and empowerment] for Women Researchers
Background of Fellowship

As part of the IEA’s modernisation strategy, the agency has launched an effort to promote gender diversity across the organisation. IEA’s Gender Diversity Initiative aims to increase IEA’s involvement in substantive gender-related programmes; support the career development of all staff equally and make the IEA a more obvious career option for qualified women.

The Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was set up in 2010 to promote policies and programs that advance clean energy technology including the need to harness all talent and human capital to affect progress. C3E was launched to attract more women to rewarding clean energy careers and support their advancement into leadership positions.


The International Energy Agency (IEA) invites applications for the IEA C3E Fellowship 2019 from women researchers. The  Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) is an initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) that promotes policies and programmes for the advancement of clean energy technology. The objective of the fellowship programme is to support the agency’s gender ratio strategy. The fellows at the IEA will provide both the agency and C3E TCP with direct input from the next generation of aspiring women leaders. Monthly remuneration of EUR 2000 will be given to the selected fellows.

IEA C3E Fellowship Job Description

The C3E TCP work programme covers the following areas:

  1. Global Women in Clean Energy Resources and Needs Inventory. This work stream collects and shares information on women’s participation in the clean energy sector workforce.
  2. Women in Clean Energy Career Development Network.
  3. Annual C3E Recognition and Awards Program.
  4. Global Women in Clean Energy Communications Hub. Building a platform for international collaboration and dialogue to share expertise, facilitate an exchange of best practices and international polices that support women in clean energy.

The fellowship will support research, data collection and development activities to strengthen IEA’s support of the C3E TCP work programme and also undertake a research project to feed into IEA’s current program of work. Interested candidates are asked to submit a research project proposal under one of the following topic areas: women’s education and skills development in clean energy, energy access or clean energy deployment.

Candidates must be registered as a student for the full duration of the fellowship.

Application Requirements
  • Good knowledge of the energy sector, particularly with respect to energy access, clean energy, energy sector employment and training and capacity development;
  • A keen interest in women’s empowerment, education and development;
  • Quantitative skills, including spreadsheet analysis and database management;
  • Strong drafting and editing skills in English, including the ability to communicate clearly on complex topics; and
  • Ability to thrive in a multicultural environment.

Apply here.


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