Sunday, 12 February 2012

Swire Conservation Scholarship – Papua New Guinea

Deadline- March 15, 2012.

Countries/Region- Papua New Guinea

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute CTFS is a global web of forest research lands devoted towards the study of tropical and temperate forest function and diversity. CTFS is a global program long term large scale forest research. CTFS covers and takes care of more than forty forest plots across America, Africa, Europe and Asia and proctors the growth and survival of about 4.5 million tree and 8500 species.

CTFS also support different types of grants and trainings and organize workshops too. The Swire Conservation Scholarship is a part of CTFS. The main aim of this scholarship is fortify or increase the capacity in conversation science and affirm long term management forest of Papua New Guinea. This scholarship further also stands for the education of the capable individuals who promise to develop leadership in forest science and management in Papua New Guinea. Applications are invited for the Swire Conservation Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Successful applicants will be supported as they pursue a Master’s of Science through research at a university of their choice. Programs of study can include, but are not limited to forest science, ecology, ecosystem studies, botany, entomology, silviculture, physiology and systematic.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. The scholarship is open to candidates who satisfy the following conditions:

    Applicant must be a citizen of Papua New Guinea.
    Applicant must have completed (by the end of 2012) undergraduate studies in biological sciences related to conservation and/or forest science.
    Applicant must demonstrate his or her commitment to conservation and the long-term sustainable management of the forests of Papua New Guinea.
    The scholarship will include:
    International postgraduate tuition fees for the approved course of study
    Stipend for relocation costs and living expenses
    Academic mentoring by renowned international scientists for the duration of the scholarship.
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