WWF Memorial Scholarships 2018/19 – Call for Applications

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 23rd 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.

Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship 2018/2019

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-2017/18 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.

Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship Form 2018-2019

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Nepal Conservation Memorial Scholarship 2018/2019

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.

Nepal Conservation Memorial Scholarship Form 2018-2019

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Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarship 2018/2019

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.

Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships Form 2018-2019

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Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship 2018/2019

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.

Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship Form-2018-2019

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Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer Memorial Scholarship 2018/2019

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.

Jillian Bowling Memorial Scholarship Form-2018-2019

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Name of Scholarship Level Duration (Years) No. of Scholarships Institution
Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship Master’s Degree in Environment, Biodiversity Conservation and related fields 2 1 Any University of Nepal

 

Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer Memorial Scholarship Bachelor’s of Science (B.Sc.) in Natural Resource Management/
Forestry/Environment
Science
4 1 Any University of Nepal
Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarships for Girls Bachelor’s of Science (B.Sc.) in Natural Resource Management/
Forestry/Environment
Science
4 1 Any University of Nepal
Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarship Bachelor’s of Science (B.Sc.) in Natural Resource Management/
Forestry/Environment
Science
4 1 Any University of Nepal
Nepal Conservation Memorial Scholarship Bachelor’s of Science (BSc) in Natural Resource Management/ Forestry/
Environment Science
4 1 Any University of Nepal

Applications should be addressed to:

memorialscholarships@wwfnepal.org OR
WWF Nepal , P.O. Box: 7660 , Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Source: http://www.wwfnepal.org/opportunities/scholarships/