Power sector regulation is never at a rest! This is particularly true today, as power systems face the toughest challenges since their creation: the energy transition. Both developed and emerging economies need to implement adequate regulation to address issues such as de-carbonisation, integration of renewable energy, and the integration of ever bigger markets. High-quality knowledge will be needed to respond to these challenges.
To support the energy transition in emerging economies, the FSR is offering 10 scholarships to highly motivated candidates from low or lower-middle-income countries for its online course on the Regulation of the Power Sector.
Led by a world-class faculty the Regulation of the Power Sector course is designed to give you a solid grasp of the fundamentals of power sector regulation from an engineering, economic and regulatory perspective. Learn more about The Regulation of the Power Sector online course.
Start your journey towards becoming an energy regulation expert, apply now!
Why should you apply?
Selected candidates eager to learn and advance their career in the energy field will be offered free access to the FSR online course on “The Regulation of the Power Sector” starting on the 18th November 2019.
The flexibility provided by FSR online courses will allow selected candidates to follow the lessons at their own pace, so to balance learning with other professional and personal commitments. FSR online courses adopt interactive tools, group projects and live activities to enhance the learning experience. You will have the chance to collaborate and network with global participants and a world-renowned faculty while gaining the knowledge and skills needed to boost your career. Browse the FSR’s full Executive Education Portfolio.
At the conclusion of the course, selected candidates will have the opportunity to produce an article that will be published on the FSR website and disseminated among the vast FSR Energy community.
Who is eligible:
• Individuals from low or lower-middle-income countries. (Check if your country is eligible here.)
• Genuinely engaged individuals involved in energy and climate regulation or policy issues who show holistic interests beyond current responsibilities.
• Highly motivated to invest in learning and networking.
• Openness to diversity and aspiration to join a global community.
No specific academic background is required, although a degree in engineering or economics may help you understand some of the more complex topics.
How to apply
- Your CV in PDF.
- A letter of motivation (max 2 pages) in PDF, describing:
- Your interests and/or links with energy and climate issues,
- Reasons to apply for the scholarship,
- How completing this course help you achieve your future professional ambitions,
- Two letters of recommendation from your current or past employer or professor that supervised your studies at university
Application deadline: 20 October 2019
Note: please have all documents ready before starting the application form. Documents should be submitted in English.
Applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee of FSR members. The 10 successful candidates will be informed by the end of October 2019 and will be provided with all relevant information on how to enrol in the online course of their choice.
For questions contact: Pia.Alessi@EUI.eu