FUOYE Student wins German Fellowship


A 400 Level Student of History and International Studies of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Mr. Samuel Akindele Ajala has been selected for a media fellowship trip to Berlin, Germany beating 569 others from across the globe.

The trip will afford him opportunity to participate in 2020 “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue” (BETD) holding from March 20-29, 2020.

According to a document, on BETD signed by Cornelia Hortner, the Project Team Leader, which was made available to FUOYENews, “Mr. Ajala’s application has been truly inspiring and seeing the creativity and commitment with which you and your fellow candidates contribute to finding solutions to Climate Change and promoting the global energy transition”

“We are delighted to inform you that your application has stood out from the 570 applications we received, Cornelia Hortner, further disclosed and added that “we would hereby like to offer you a fellowship position and invite you to come to Berlin from March 22-26, 2020 as one of the 17 BETD Media Fellows 2020”.

The BETD 2020 will focus on global green deal and will discuss subtopics like: Geopolitics, Green Finance, Market Designs for renewable, Carbon Pricing and Multilateral Cooperation and Action

The dialogue allows young journalists from around the world to gather in the German popular City of Berlin in order to gain access to this exclusive conference talk to high level stakeholders from Science, Politics, industry and civil society;  connect with other BETD Media Fellows and experience the energy transition hands-on with exclusively guided tours and side events during the Berlin Energy Weeks (March 23-27, 2020).