2015 WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation(CHF 10,000)

Application Deadline: 11 JANUARY 2015

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships aims  to provide financial support to individuals who wish to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help them contribute more effectively to conservation efforts in their country. Each scholarship empowers a dedicated conservationist to build his or her capacity. In turn, these people are in a position to share the benefits of their knowledge and skills with others and so spread the benefits.

The Prince Bernhard Scholarships are:

  • Enabling – help people be more effective to achieve conservation
  • Developmental – nurture scholars to become conservation leaders
  • Multiplying – inspire graduates to train others

Amounts Awarded

The maximum amount for any one scholarship under this scheme is CHF 10,000, and preferential consideration is given to requests for less than CHF 10,000.

Who should apply?

  • As a priority, the PBS support mid-career training (up to a maximum of one year) for individuals working in the field of conservation or associated disciplines directly relevant to the delivery and promotion of conservation.
  • Applications from candidates doing multiple-year studies will only be considered if the applicant is applying for support for the last year of studies.
  • Only nationals from Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, Eastern Europe & Middle East will be considered, including WWF staff or candidates working as partners with WWF.
  • Preference is given to those who seek support for studies in their country or region and provide proof that they are also seeking funding from other sources.
  • Applicants must provide written proof of acceptance on a course.

Where to send your application?

Check the WWF Office Contacts : WWF Contacts for the Prince Bernhard Scholarships

Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) Guidelines & Application Form (English)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Prince Bernhard Scholarships

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