Professional Development Grants for Women Conservationists, 2013/14
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Professional Development Grants. EFN is inviting applications for short-term non-degree training grant that enhances skills necessary for effective conservation work and career advancement in abroad. Women applicants from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo are eligible for this training grant. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Anywhere in the world.

Level: Short-term non-degree training.

Field(s): The grant is awarded for training that enhances skills necessary for effective conservation work and career advancement.

Deadline: September 1, 2013 and November 15, 2013.

Funded By: Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program ( throught the support from the Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation).


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Professional Development Grants are targeted for Students of Following Countries: Citizen and permanent resident of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo. Ex-patriots from outside the region will not be eligible regardless of legal status.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship Duration: Most training programs are less than 6 months in duration and applicants are expected to retain their jobs with new skills that help to build capacity in their organization.

Scholarship covers: The grant covers training costs up to US$5,000.

Description

Professional Development Grants

These grants support short-term non-degree training that enhances skills necessary for effective conservation work and career advancement.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for an EFN professional development grants.

Applicant must be a citizen and permanent resident of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo. Ex-patriots from outside the region will not be eligible regardless of legal status.


Applicant must be a woman currently employed in conservation at a government agency, protected area, NGO, or educational institution.


Applicant must have at least 6 months work experience in conservation.


Applicant must have identified and applied to attend a training course relevant to her work.

Conference attendance will not be supported under this initiative.


Proposed training must be completed within 6 months and must not lead to an academic degree. Individuals currently enrolled in an academic degree program are not eligible.


Applicant must have the support of her supervisor with a guarantee that she will return to her position upon completing training.


Applicants who have not received funding from EFN in the last 3 years to be given preference.

Scholarship Application Method

Apply electronically using the application form with the link here(http://worldwildlife.org/publications/2013-14-efn-pdg-application-congo-basin-eng)

Scholarship Application Due Date: This year, EFN will review applications in 2 rounds: 1st Deadline: September 1, 2013 and 2nd Deadline: November 15, 2013.

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