2014-04-05 - 2014-04-05
WWF, The global conservation organisation leading international efforts for a living planet, has instituted WWF Memorial Scholarships to honor the later conservation leaders who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter accident near Ghunsa, Taplejung on 23 September 2006.
WWF Nepal calls for application for WWF Memorial Scholarships 2013 from promising Nepali students who intend to pursue careers in the field of nature conservation.
In honor of Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer and her life-long commitment to conservation, WWF awards Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer Memorial Scholarship to a promising student to pursue Bsc forestry at the Institute of Forestry (IOF), Pokhara Campus. A student who has completed higher secondary education and intending to appear in the 2013 Bsc entrance examinations at IOF, Pokhara is eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students from marginalized communities.
In honor of Jennifer Headley and her life-long commitment to conservation, WWF awards Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship to a promising female student to pursue BSc in Forestry at the Institute of Forestry (IOF), Hetauda Campus. A female student who have completed higher secondary education and intending to appear in the 2013 BSc entrance examinations at IOF, Hetauda is eligible to apply.
Detailed information on the above scholarships, application guideline and the application form can be downloaded from www.wwfnepal.org. Hard copies of the same may be collected from WWF-Nepal office at Baluwatar, Kathmandu or from any of the following WWF supported project offices:
SHL- Kangchenjunga Conservation Area Project, Fungling, Taplejung, Tel: +24 460081
SHL-Langtang National Park and Buffer Zone Support Project Rasuwa, Tel: 010 670187
KRBM-Dudhkoshi Sub-Basin Project, Salleri, Solukhumbu, Tel: +38 520410
KRBM- Indrawati Sub- Basin Project, Chautara, Sindhupalchowk, Tel: +11 620384
TAL- Corridors and Bottlenecks Restoration Project, Dhangadhi, Kailali, Tel: 91 524025
TAL-Protected area and Buffer Zone Support Project, Sauraha, Chitwan. Tel: 056-580359
CHAL-Hariyo Ban Program, Pokhara, Kaski, Tel: 061-537771
Deadline for submission of applications is 7 December 2012