WWF Memorial Scholarship

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WWF Memorial Scholarship

WWF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS 2018/19

WWF, the global conservation organization leading international efforts for a living planet, has instituted the WWF Memorial Scholarships to honor the late conservation leaders who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter accident near Ghunsa, Taplejung on 23"3 September 2006. WWF Nepal calls for applications for WWF Memorial Scholarships 2018/19 from promising Nepali students who intend to pursue careers in the field of nature conservation. A student applies for more than one scholarship category based on relevancy and criteria.

  1. CHANDRA GURUNG MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP 2018/19 WWF Nepal instituted the Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship in honor of late 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-2o18/19 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 (2018/19 session) at a university in Nepal.
  2. NEPAL CONSERVATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018/19 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 (2018/19 session) at a university in Nepal.
  3. MINGMA NORBU SHERPA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018/19 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 (2018/19 session) at a university in Nepal.
  4. JENNIFER HEADLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018/19 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 (2018/19 session) at a university in Nepal is eligible to apply.
  5. JILLIAN BOWLING SCHLAEPFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018/19 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 (2018/19 session) at a university in Nepal is eligible to apply.

** This is a re-advertisement of the call for applications for the WWF Memorial Scholarships on 28'h November 2018. Students who have applied previously need not apply again.

Detailed information in this regard and the application form can be downloaded from www.wwfnepal.org. 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 27th January 2019. Emails without the required documents will not be entertained. Hard copies may also be submitted at WWF Nepal Office, Baluwatar or at any of the following project offices:

Tinjure Milke Jaijale 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

Applications should be addressed to:
memorialscholarships@wwfnepal.org OR
WWF Nepal, PO Box 7660, Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal

(Please write the name of the scholarship applied for on the envelope and/or email subject)

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