Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships 2019 is funds promising young conservationists, who are committed to working for the benefit of Protected Areas. The aim of the scholarships is to enhance international cooperation and to advance the quality, innovation and European dimension of Protected Area management. The scholarship is a joint initiative of the the EUROPARC Federation, with support from the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S.
While there are many opportunities for students to get scholarships to improve their skills abroad, there are few for those who have already entered the working world. However, the management of a protected areas is complex and constantly challenged by new issues, most of them of a global scale. EUROPARC believes that networking among professionals can greatly improve the management of protected areas. Hence, the aim of this scholarship is to give the opportunity to those young professionals. Moreover, it provides them the chance to improve their skills and learn from other professionals by carrying out study visits to protected areas across Europe.
The call is open to all young professionals working in topics related to Protected Areas in Europe. However, you must
Furthermore, after the trip, the scholars need to present the Federation their findings in a report and a short film.
Candidates must submit the following in order to apply:
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||EUROPARC Federation and Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S|
|Contact the organizer||office @ europarc.org|