The WWF Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) and Food is Local Fellowship are being offered by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The fellowship application process is currently open for the 2023–2024 academic year.
A WWF Russell E. Train Fellowship is available to international students who want to get a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation or a related field. The fellowship can be used for a maximum of two years, and the maximum annual award is $30,000.
In 1961, the World Wildlife Fund was established by a group of dedicated and threatened people who saw the need to secure financial support for the protection of habitats and species that were in danger from human activity.
To that end, WWF is working toward a society where workers of the public can voice their worries about the actions of WWF staff, WWF partners, and other people dedicated with WWF without fear of retaliation.
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- Organization: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
- Department: N/A
- Level: Masters / PhD
- Award: $30,000.
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: N/A
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the USA.
- Deadline: 1st February 2023.
Eligibility requirements for a WWF Russell E. Train Fellowship are as follows:
- Countries Names: Students from Belize, Brazil, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Dem. Republic of Congo, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of Congo, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, and Vietnam are eligible to apply.
- Subjects: The WWF Russell E. Train scholarship will be awarded in Research on food system transformation, master or PhD program.
- Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- They must be a citizen and legal permanent resident of an eligible country.
- They must have at least two years of conservation-related work or research experience.
- They must have a demonstrated commitment to working in conservation in an eligible country.
- They must be enrolled in, admitted to, or have applied to a masters or PhD program anywhere in the world.
- They must plan to begin their studies by January 2024.
- They must contact EFN if they are a WWF employee, consultant, or previous EFN grant recipient to determine eligibility.
- Applicants may apply in English, Spanish, French, or Portuguese.
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How to Apply?
To apply for a WWF Russell E. Train Fellowship Kindly follow the simple and easy application procedure:
- To apply for the WWF Russell E. Train program, applicants should submit their completed proposals via this link.
- The students are required to present the following:
- Official transcript
- Statement of purpose
- Research proposal
- Applicants must hold a previous degree certificate with excellent marks.
- Students must be proficient in the English language.
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The WWF Russell E. Train Fellowship provide the following benefits:
- The WWF Russell E. Train will provide up to two years of funding and request up to $30,000 per year. The amount will vary.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) FAQs
Do you know about WWF?
When you donate to World Species Fund, your money is managed efficiently so that as much of your donation as possible goes toward our mission to save wildlife in peril, safeguard ecosystems at risk, combat climate change, and discover solutions that benefit both people and the planet.
Where does WWF focus its efforts?
Our new plan centers on people and focuses on six categories: forests, oceans, rivers, wildlife, food, and climate.
How WWF scholarship program run and its aim?
WWF’s Education Section covers all the expenses involved with a child’s education, including enrollment, tuition, books, supplies, a uniform, and transportation to and from school, at no cost to the students of industrial workers.