Scholarship Application: Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum 2017

Global Learning Forum 2017 is a solutions-focused dialogue on the transition to 100% renewable energy in cities. Leaders from local governments, the private sector, utilities, and the NGO and research communities will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia from May 17-19, 2017, to engage and learn.

Local governments can now apply for an entrance-fee waiver to the Forum.


In order to facilitate access to Global Learning Forum 2017 and ensure diverse participation, scholarships are being offered to cover registration fees for eligible applicants.

These scholarships are intended for those who would not otherwise have the means to participate and belong to one of the following groups:

1) Canadian municipal staff or elected official;
2) International municipal staff or elected official; and
3) Developing country government, NGO, community-based organization, or academic faculty/staff. Eligible developing countries must fulfill UN classification in “Table C” at https://goo.gl/EJgi61)
4) First Nations, Indigenous, or Aboriginal persons working on renewable energy issues

Please note that this scholarship applies to Global Learning Forum 2017 registration fees only, it is the responsibility of successful applicants to arrange for their own travel and accommodation.

The limited number of scholarships will be allocated on a rolling basis to applicants who meet our criteria of need and fit—we encourage you to apply early. If your application is unsuccessful, we would still welcome your participation in Global Learning Forum 2017.

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