Information about the funding opportunity Aims to impact on capacity building and research activities in the following areas: i) Environment (with particular attention to Water Sciences); ii) Intercultural Dialogue; iii) Information and Communication Technologies; iv) Peaceful conflict resolution.
Description, Remarks/Restrictions UNESCO's policy is to make short-term awards, often of 6 months or under, and definitely not exceeding a maximum of one academic year (i.e. nine months)
How to apply Applications must be submitted with the required documentation on the UNESCO Fellowship Application Form (duplicate copy), which can be downloaded at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ulis/circulars/cl3695bis.pdf. For further information follow link to Announcement letter containing the application guidelines.
Eligible research topics Environment, with particular emphasis on Water Sciences.
Who can apply Candidates must be post-graduate researchers, of no more than 40 years of age, already holding either an M.A. or M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) and wishing to pursue research work abroad (preferably in their own region). The selected Fellow must carry out the research under the auspices of an academic supervisor in a host institution. Priority will be given to women, candidates from least developed countries, and Palestinian researchers.
Contact Address UNESCO
Fellowships Programme Section
7 Place de Fontenoy