Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program for Botswanians, Namibians, and Zambians.

Application Deadline: February 28 2014
Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program is offering the best and brightest future conservation leaders the opportunity to pursue graduate- level study anywhere in the world with the goal of advancing conservation in their home country to ensure the long term success of conservation efforts.
The primary objective of this fellowship program is to build and strengthen the capacity of individuals
working in Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia by supporting graduate-level academic studies and research in the following fields: community based natural resource management, environmental policy, wildlife management, protected area and land management, agro-forestry, forest and watershed management, natural resource economics.
  • You must be a citizen and legal permanent resident of the Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia.
  • You must have at least two years of work experience in conservation (paid or unpaid) and a demonstrated commitment to working in the region
  • Your research should be focused on one of the topics listed above.
  • You must be enrolled in, admitted to, or have applied to a master’s or PhD program.
  • You must plan to begin your studies no later than January 2015.
  • You must commit to working at least two years in your home country after the completion of your degree.
  • Current WWF employees, consultants, employees seconded to WWF, and EFN grantees/alumni should contact EFN before applying to determine eligibility
How to Apply
Read the guidelines and instructions carefully.
  • Application deadline:February 28, 2014.
Applications received after this date will not be considered. Applicants may email questions to
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