Deadline: 1 May 2017
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) with an aim to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities.
Applicants may request up to $6,500 for the proposed training.
- Applicants must be a citizen of an eligible country.
- Applicants must currently be living and working in their home country.
- Applicants must have at least three years of work experience (paid position) in a conservation-related field in their home country.
- Applicants must have applied to or already be accepted to participate in the proposed training at the time applicants submit their application.
- Applicant’s current work and proposed training must help advance conservation in their home country.
- Applicants must not be enrolled in an academic degree program.
- Applicants must have approval from their employer to participate in the proposed training and the promise of continued employment.
- Applicants must have a bank account in their own name that can receive US dollars.
- Applicants must not have received funding from EFN in the past. Previous PDG recipients may be eligible for Alumni Grants.
- The proposed training must take place at least 90 days after the application deadline.
- The proposed training must be completed within 6 months and must not lead to an academic degree.
- Applicants must submit all required documents by the application deadline.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Colombia, Dem. Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of Congo, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia
For more information, please visit Professional Development Grants.