2016-2017 ITTO Fellowship Programme for International Students, Japan , and applications are submitted till 15 August 2016. Applications are invited for ITTO Fellowship Programme available for International students from ITTO Member countries in the field of tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines. Fellowship programme is available for participation in international/regional conferences, short-term training courses, training internships at industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, and lecture/demonstration tours and postgraduate studies. The maximum amount for a fellowship is US$10,000. Approved Fellowships are non-transferable to other programmes or institutions. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Japan
is available for participation in international/regional
conferences, short-term training courses, training internships at
industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, and
lecture/demonstration tours and postgraduate studies.
Field(s): Fellowship is awarded in the field of tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines.
Deadline: 15 August 2016.
Funded By: International Tropical Timber Organization
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016-2017 ITTO Fellowship Programme is targeted for nationals of ITTO member countries (Africa: Benin,Ca Cameroon, Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique and Togo; Asia & Pacific: Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Vietnam; Latin America: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and
Tobago; Consuming: Albania, Australia, China, European Union, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, Switzerland and United States of America) are eligible to apply.
maximum amount for a fellowship is US$10,000. ITTO Fellowships
provides tuition/training/conference fees, transportation fees, daily
subsistence allowance, book allowance and other allowances. For
post-gradate studies, only a partial tuition fee or a small research
grant can be provided. Approved Fellowships are non-transferable to
other programmes or institutions.
‣ To develop human resources and enhance professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines, with a view to promoting sustainable management of tropical forests, efficient utilization and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information on the international trade in tropical timber.
applications will be assessed against the following selection
criteria (in no priority order):
of the proposed activity with the Programme’s objective and
of the applicant to undertake the proposed Fellowship activity;
potential of the skills and knowledge acquired or advanced under the
Fellowship activity to lead to wider applications and benefits
nationally and internationally;
of costs in relation to the proposed Fellowship activity.
Additional consideration will be given to: Geographic and gender balance; Balance among the ITTO priority areas; Competency in the language in which the training will be given, where applicable (eg courses, conferences, study tours).
ITTO Fellowships are awarded mainly to nationals of developing
countries. However, ITTO may award Fellowships to nationals of
consumer developed countries when: (a) the activities for which the
awards are made are carried out in Producer Member countries and the
activities tend to benefit Producer Member countries; and/or (b)
there is evidence of technology transfer for activities to be carried
out in developed countries.
‣ Results of the Selection Panel will be posted on 17 November 2016
Scholarship Application Method
must be submitted via Online
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this note before submitting your application.
Applications are due on 15 August 2016.
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