Deadline: March 1, 2019

The applying for the 2019 Russell E. Practice Fellowship is now open. Russell E. Practice Fellowships help people pursuing a grasp’s or doctoral diploma in conservation-related fields. Annually, WWF helps dedicated conservationists from goal international locations to obtain monetary help for his or her research and area analysis.

To construct native capability in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is providing fellowships to present and aspiring college members to allow them to pursue their PhD in conservation-related fields. After finishing a level, the person should improve, develop, or set up a graduate-level conservation program at a college of their residence nation.


Candidates might apply for as much as three years of funding and request as much as $30,000 per yr.


  • You should be a citizen and authorized everlasting resident of an eligible nation.
  • You need to have not less than two years of conservation-related work or analysis expertise.
  • You need to have a demonstrated dedication to working in conservation in an eligible nation.
  • Your analysis or tutorial program should deal with one of many focus areas listed within the pointers.
  • You should be enrolled in, admitted to, or have utilized to a grasp’s or PhD program wherever on this planet.
  • You need to plan to start your research no later than January 2020.
  • You need to decide to working for not less than two years in your house nation after the completion of your diploma.
  • You need to not have obtained a Practice Fellowship or Scholarship up to now. Skilled Growth Grant recipients are eligible to use.
  • You need to notify EFN in case you are a WWF worker, advisor, or earlier EFN grant recipient.
  • You need to submit all required paperwork by the applying deadline (March 1, 2019).

Choice Standards

Practice Fellows are chosen by way of a aggressive, merit-based course of. An unbiased, interdisciplinary panel of specialists is convened in every nation to overview purposes and to establish the highest candidates based mostly on the next standards:

  • Skilled {qualifications} as evidenced by earlier and present conservation-related positions, references from colleagues within the area, publications, and different sources
  • Demonstrated management by way of involvement in group and volunteer actions, the office, native and nationwide authorities, and different areas
  • Prior tutorial achievement as proven by grades, tutorial awards, and references from professors
  • Motivation and dedication to contribute to conservation in a collaborating nation and to share what’s discovered with others of their area and of their residence communities
  • Potential impression of proposed examine/analysis on conservation efforts within the residence nation or area

Eligible Nations

Belize } Bhutan } Bolivia } Cambodia } Cameroon } Central African Republic } Colombia } Democratic Republic of Congo } Ecuador } Fiji } French Guiana } Gabon } Guatemala } Guyana } Honduras } Indonesia } Kenya } Laos } Madagascar } Malaysia } Mozambique } Myanmar } Namibia } Nepal } Papua New Guinea } Paraguay } Peru } Republic of Congo } Solomon Islands } Suriname } Uganda } Vietnam } Zambia E


  • Candidates can apply to attend any college world wide and should return to their residence international locations to work in conservation for not less than two years after finishing their diploma.
  • Candidates might apply in English, Spanish, French, or Portuguese.

The applying deadline is March 1, 2019. For extra data, e mail EFN at [email protected]

Click on HERE to entry the applying.

For extra data, go to Russell E. Practice Fellowships.

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