Application Deadline: 7th of November 2016.
The GreenMatter Fellowship is designed to connect a community of outstanding champions, leaders and advocates who contribute positively towards managing and maintaining our country’s biodiversity.
The Fellowship is unique in that it offers a range of development opportunities and welcomes graduates, young professionals and established leaders from all walks of life. It emphasises camaraderie, community and peer learning, while encouraging individual excellence. Financial support is complemented by networking, mentoring and structured professional development opportunities.
The GreenMatter Postgraduate Fellowship 2017, supported by the Nedbank Eyethu Community Trust currently offers postgraduate development awards which comprises R50 000 pa for Honours (up to 1 year) and R 70 000 pa for Master’s (up to 2 years), including 2 skills development contact sessions in the first year. Applicants can either already be enrolled in their course or commencing study in 2017.
All eligible applicants will also be considered for this award:
GreenMatter PhD bursary opportunity is also available for students enrolling to commence PhD studies in 2017. The bursary amount is ZAR 90,000 per year.
GreenMatter has a strong transformation agenda and is looking to support black South African candidates where possible.
GreenMatter is targeting a range of priority skills and is asking applicants to articulate how their work relates to our priority skills.
- South African citizens; and
- In possession of a relevant undergraduate degree in applying for an Honours bursary; or
- In possession of a relevant Honours’ Degree if applying for a Master’s bursary; or
- In possession of a relevant Master’s Degree if applying for a PhD bursary; and
- Able to motivate how your field of study aligns to the GreenMatter priority skill areas identified.
Applications received late will not be considered. This is a highly competitive process and only a small number of awards are available.
For more information about the GreenMatter Postgraduate Fellowship please visit the GreenMatter website . All applications must be emailed to [email protected]
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