Lincoln University offers Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial scholarships for Nepalese students. Scholarships are available in the field of natural resource management or tourism and the environment for pursuing Masters degree level at Lincoln University. Applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her recent English Language Proficiency by presenting an IELTS certificate of overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0. Two Scholarships are offered for two years. The application deadline is 15th August 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of natural resource management or tourism and the environment.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Masters degree level at Lincoln University.
Scholarship Provider: Lincoln University, New Zealand
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Eligibility:- Applicants must be Nepali nationals, resident in Nepal, and under the age of about 40 years. A four years Bachelors Degree is required in relevant fields such as Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agricultural Sciences, Tourism, and preferably a local Masters degree.
-Applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her recent English Language Proficiency by presenting an IELTS certificate of overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
-The scholarships are intended to support Nepalese who are committed to the future of environmental protection and sustainable natural resource management in Nepal. A two-page essay demonstrating a track record of having worked in these areas and future commitment to conservation in Nepal must accompany the application.
-The MNSMS is governed by Lincoln University regulations.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Nepal can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Two Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships (MNSMS) are available for Nepalese students interested in pursuing a Masters Degree at Lincoln University, New Zealand. They are awarded for the purpose of encouraging post graduate study and research in natural resource management, tourism, and the environment to build conservation leadership in Nepal, inspired by and in memory of Mingma Norbu Sherpa. Applicants from remote mountain regions and women are encouraged to apply.
Number of award(s): Two Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for two years.
What does it cover?- Fully paid tuition for two years.
– Student living allowance and insurance at Lincoln University for two years.
– One round trip airfare Kathmandu to Christchurch New Zealand, and NZ visa fees.
– OutwardBound New Zealand Leadership Course
– Membership to Asia New Zealand Foundation – Young Leaders Network.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.
How to Apply: An application letter with one passport size photograph, two-page essay and CV with contact information (original home address, current email and telephone numbers) plus copies of all relevant supporting documents must be e-mailed to lisa-at-mos.com.np.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 August 2013.