Train Scholarships in Conservation for Women from Congo Basin, 2013/14

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Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation is funding Train scholarships in conservation related fields. Scholarships are awarded to pursue certificate or diploma, or postgraduate/technical degree anywhere in the world. Women applicants of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo are eligible for these women scholarships. The scholarship covers registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation, meals, book and material and transportation fees. Email your application by September 1 and November 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The scholarships are awarded in conservation related fields.
Course Level: This scholarships are available for pursuing certification, postgraduate/diploma, or technical degree.
Scholarship Provider: Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Anywhere in the world

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a Train Scholarship.
Be a citizen and legal resident of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo.
Be currently employed in conservation at a government agency, protected area, NGO, or educational institution.
Have at least one year work experience in conservation.
Be enrolled in, be admitted to, or have applied to a study program ( to receive a certificate or diploma, or postgraduate/technical degree) by the application deadline AND must plan to begin studies no later than one year after the application deadline.
Be accepted into a diploma, degree or certificate program less than 18 months in duration;
Have the support of her supervisor with a guarantee that she will return to her position after completion of the study program.
Commit to working in conservation in her home country or region for at least two years after completion of the study program.
Must NOT have received a scholarship or fellowship from EFN in the past (Applicants who have received professional development grants are eligible to apply.)
WWF staff or a long-term consultant to WWF is not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Citizen and legal resident of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, or Republic of Congo are eligible for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: These grants provide support to women to pursue a certification, diploma, or technical degree in conservation. These scholarships allow women in the Congo Basin to gain much-needed formal conservation qualifications.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for one year.

What does it cover? Scholars receive financial support for education-related costs for a period of about one year (maximum of US$10,000).

Selection Criteria: Scholarship recipients are selected through a competitive and merit based process.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications in this year, EFN will review applications in 2 rounds: 1st Deadline: September 1, 2013 and 2nd Deadline: November 15, 2013.

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