Russell E Train Fellowships. WWF is funding Russell E. Train Fellowships to pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation to attend any university around the world. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Abroad (Applicants can apply to attend any university around the world and must return to their home countries to work in conservation for at least two years.)
Level: Master's or PhD Degree
Deadline: February 28, 2014.
Funded By: WWF
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Russell E Train Fellowships are targeted for Students of Following Countries:
Applicants from Botswana, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo (en Françias), Mesoamerican Reef – Belize, Guatemala, Honduras (en español), Myanmar, Namibia, Zambia.
‣ Award No: Not Specified.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Duration of fellowship will be of two years.
‣ Scholarship covers: Applicants may request up to US $30,000 per year.
Russell E Train Fellowships
‣ OVERVIEW Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation.
‣ Each year, WWF supports committed conservationists from target countries to receive financial support for their studies and field research.
‣ Applicants can apply to attend any university around the world and must return to their home countries to work in conservation for at least two years after completing their degree.
‣ Applicants from select WWF-US priority countries must meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.
‣ See below for guidelines, eligibility and access to the application. Note that criteria may vary by country. Read all guidelines carefully.
To avail Russell E Train Fellowships, candidates must meet:
‣ Eligible candidates must submit a completed online application which includes two letters of recommendation, a signed personal service agreement, academic transcripts, and CV or resume.
‣ Please note that eligibility criteria vary by country.
‣ Be sure you submit all relevant documentation as noted under the guidelines for your country.
‣ To be eligible for a Train Fellowship, all applicants must:
‣ Train Fellows are selected through a competitive, merit-based process.
‣ An independent, interdisciplinary panel of experts is convened in each country to review applications and to identify the top candidates based on the following criteria: •Professional qualifications as evidenced by previous and current conservation-related positions, references from colleagues in the field, publications, and other sources.
‣ Demonstrated leadership through involvement in community and volunteer activities, the workplace, local and national government, and other areas.
‣ Prior academic achievement as shown by grades, academic awards, references from teachers and professors, and so on.
‣ Motivation and commitment to contribute to conservation in a participating country and to share what is learned with others in their field and in their home communities.
‣ Potential impact of proposed study/research on conservation efforts in the home country or region.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Apply online.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 28 February 2014.
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
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Scholarship Tags: 2014, CONSERVATION, DEGREE, DOCTORAL, Fellowships, Master's