Scholarship Opportunity

WWF Nepal
Location: Nepal
Posted Date: 2020-01-13 Deadline: 2020-03-08 (15 days left)
  • Nos. of Opening : Few
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : -
  • Category : Scholarship/Grant
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

WWF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS 2019/20

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
WWF, the global conservation organization leading international efforts for a living planet, instituted the WWF Memorial Scholarships to honor the late conservation leaders who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter accident near Ghunsa, Taplejung on 23rd September 2006. WWF Nepal calls for applications for WWF Memorial Scholarships 2019/20 from promising Nepali students who intend to pursue careers in the field of nature conservation.  A student can apply in more than one scholarship based on the relevancy and criteria.

1. CHANDRA GURUNG MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP 2019/20
WWF Nepal instituted the Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship in honor of late Dr. Chandra Prasad Gurung, for his life-long commitment and remarkable contribution to biodiversity conservation in Nepal.  WWF Nepal calls for applications for the Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship-2019/20 for conservationists and/or promising students to pursue Master’s Degree in the field of environment and biodiversity conservation in Nepal. The fellowship is available to Nepalese citizens who have either applied or secured admission, or have started classes (2019/20 session) at a university in Nepal.
 
2. NEPAL CONSERVATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2019/20
In honor of the 24 conservation heroes who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter accident of 23rd September 2006 and their commitment to preserving Nepal's rich natural heritage, WWF awards the Nepal Conservation Memorial Scholarship to promising students who wish to pursue Bachelor's Degree in environment and biodiversity conservation in Nepal. The Scholarship is available to Nepali citizens who have either applied or secured admission or have started classes (2019/20 session) at a university in Nepal.
 
3. MINGMA NORBU SHERPA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2019/20
In honor of Mingma Norbu Sherpa and his life-long commitment to conservation, WWF awards the Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarship to promising students to pursue Bachelor's Degree in the field of environment and biodiversity conservation in Nepal. The scholarship aims to encourage bright and promising students from Nepal's rural mountain areas preferably those from Sagarmatha, Kangchenjunga, Langtang, Manaslu, Makalu Barun, Gaurishankar, Annapurna (Manang and Mustang districts), Rara, Dolpo and Api Nampa to pursue careers in biodiversity conservation. The scholarship is available to Nepali citizens with priority given to socio-economically disadvantaged applicants who have either applied or secured admission, or have started classes (2019/20 session) at a university in Nepal.

4. JENNIFER HEADLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2019/20
To honor Jennifer Headley and her life-long commitment to conservation, WWF awards the Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship to a promising female student to pursue Bachelor’s Degree in environment and biodiversity conservation in Nepal. A Nepali female student who has completed higher secondary education and has either applied or secured admission or started classes (2019/20 session) at a university in Nepal is eligible to apply.
 
5. JILLIAN BOWLING SCHLAEPFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2019/20
In honor of Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer and her life-long commitment to conservation, WWF awards the Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer Memorial Scholarship to a promising student to pursue Bachelor’s Degree in environment and biodiversity conservation in Nepal. A Nepali student who has completed higher secondary education and has either applied or secured admission or started classes (2019/20 session) at a university in Nepal is eligible to apply.
 
Interested applicants are requested to send an application letter, a completed application form and all supporting documents to the email address listed below by 17:00 hours on 8th March 2020. Emails without the required documents will not be entertained. Hard copies may also be submitted at any of the following offices:

 

WWF Nepal, PO Box 7660, 
​Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

Tinjure Milke Jaljale Complex Conservation Project

Basantapur, Tehrathum, Tel: 026-402062 / 010-670187

 
Terai Arc Landscape – Corridors & Bottleneck Restoration Project
Kohalpur, Tel: 081 – 541752/753
 
Terai Arc Landscape - Protected Area and Buffer Zone Support Project
Chitwan, Tel: 056- 561296
 
Chitwan Annapurna Landscape
Pokhara, Tel: 061- 535548  

 
Email Applications should be addressed to: memorialscholarships@wwfnepal.org 
(Please write the name of the scholarship applied for on the envelope and/or email subject)

Organization Summary

WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organization originated from Switzerland in 1961 and currently running in more than 100 countries across 6 continents. The program started from conservation of wildlife to broader concept of building future where humans can live in harmony with nature. WWF has created 1,480 ecoregions that categorize the world into its natural ecosystems. Nepal with Bhutan, northeast India, southeast Tibet and northern Myanmar, falls under the Eastern Himalaya region housing the threatened species Snow Leopards, Bengal Tigers and One-horned Rhinos.

It was in 1967, WWF initiated WWF Nepal with a rhino conservation program in Chitwan. To keep up with the evolving face of conservation and environmental movement, WWF Nepal’s focus progressed from its localized efforts in conservation of single species in 1960s, integrated conservation and development approach in 1990s, to a new horizon of landscape level conservation encompassing national, regional and global scales of complexity in early 2000s.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal Programme PO Box 7660 Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 50-100
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