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United Nations Development Programme for Developing Countries, 2012

There are two kinds of fellowships available for international students from developing countries from the United Nations Development Programme 2012.

Academic Fellowships
The objective of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship is to encourage young PhD students from developing countries in Asia-Pacific to analyze critical development issues from a human development perspective, contributing to development theory, applications and policies that puts people at the centre of development debates. [Download Application]

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Eligibility criteria of Academic Fellowships are as follows:
• Be a citizen of a developing country in the Asia-Pacific region (list of countries in Annex II)
• Have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as a social science, liberal arts, or management and be currently enrolled as a fulltime PhD student• Have identified a human development-related topic (further reading on human development topics is encouraged prior to submission of application. For a list
of readings on human development, see Annex I)
• Submit a proposal approved by her/his direct supervisor at the university in which a PhD is being pursued
• Be younger than age 35. In exceptional cases, the age requirement may be relaxed to accommodate candidates who have returned to full-time study after a period of work and/or family responsibilities
• Not be a UN staff member

Media Fellowships
The objective of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia-Pacific Human Development Media Fellowship is to contribute to building capacity in the Asia-Pacific region and support policy through advocacy and dissemination of research that bring people to the centre of development debates. [Download Application]

Details of 2012 UNDP Asia-Pacific Human Development Media Fellowship

Study Subject(s):Climate Change
Course Level:Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: UNDP’s
The award can be taken at: Asia-Pacific region

Eligibility:A citizen of one of the Asia-Pacific developing countries listed in Annex II (proof of citizenship required)
• A mid-career accredited media professional
• Approximately 5 years of relevant professional experience
• Completed application with enclosure (proposal, budget, timeframe, curriculum vitae, supporting material, if any, in English. Supporting material in a language other than English must be accompained by an English translation)
• UN staff members are not eligible to apply

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Yes(Developing country)

Description: The human development approach puts people at the centre of development. It recognizes the importance of economic concerns for change but goes beyond them to raise issues of enhancing human capabilities and expanding people’s choices. The objective of the Media Fellowship is to contribute to building capacity in the Asia-Pacific region and support policy through advocacy and dissemination of research that bring people to the centre of development debates.

How to Apply: Online

application Deadline: 15 September, 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application