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UNESCO/ ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme – 2017

The aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. The medium of instruction will be English. UNESCO will solicit applications from the developing countries and countries in transition.

In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budget for the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO Category II International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty (20) fellowships of four weeks (4)  duration each in 2017.

Field of Study

One month duration: from 2 to 27 October 2017.

The candidates may choose to study in the following fields of study, which are aligned with UNESCO’s objectives and programme priorities, as per approved 35 C/5 and in accordance with the decisions made by the Executive Board (161 EX/Decision 3.6.3 and 165 EX/Decision 8.6) :

(a) Energy and sustainable development;
(b) Ecological management of energy resources;
(c) Renewable energy;
(d) Sustainable and renewable energy power generation

Eligibility 

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

(a) Holder of at least a BSc degree or BA in Economics
(b) Proficient in English language
(c) Not more than 35 years of age

Facilities offered 

  •  UNESCO will cover the cost of the round-trip international travel at the most economical rate and the most direct flight.
  • UNESCO will pay a one-time travel allowance amounting to US$100 (one hundred US dollars) prior to the fellows’ departure for the Russian Federation.
  • Health insurance. To avail of this entitlement, beneficiaries should be declared medically fit by the UNESCO Medical Service that examines the complete medical dossiers.
  • Beneficiaries will be exempt of paying tuition fees for the entire duration of studies/training
  • Fellows will undertake studies/training under the supervision of an advisor or study director that will be provided by the host institution
  • ISEDC will assist in obtaining modest housing for the fellows.

Official Link: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/fellowships/programmes/unescoisedc-co-sponsored-fellowships-programme/

Deadline: 17th April, 2017

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline17 April,2017

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