Scholarship https://www.fornis.net/taxonomy/term/595?content=All en AFF-HAFL Scholarship Programme Call – second edition https://www.fornis.net/node/594 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">AFF-HAFL Scholarship Programme Call – second edition</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> The African Forest Forum (AFF) based in Nairobi, Kenya, and the School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL) at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Zollikofen, Switzerland,  have established a partnership that supports a scholarship for capacity building of African scientists to enhance the role of forests and forestry in adaptation to and mitigation of climate change. </p> <p> Four full scholarships covering all expenses including the research project costs will be granted in the period 2016-2017. The scholarships will be awarded to young professionals who possess the highest ability and potential, and with an interesting research idea for their master’s thesis. </p> <p> The deadline for scholarship applications is 6th of September, 2015. Awards will be granted by the end of December 2015. Students should commence their studies at HAFL in mid-February in the spring term 2016. </p> <p> Please submit your application package only in electronic form, as one file, latest by 6th of September 2015 to Martina Wiedemar (Project assistant) at: <a href="mailto:martina.wiedemar@bfh.ch">martina.wiedemar@bfh.ch</a> with CC: Yonas Yemshaw at: <a href="mailto:y.yemshaw@cgiar.org">y.yemshaw@cgiar.org</a> </p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:40</span> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/AFF-HAFL%20Scholarship%20Programme%20Call_2015_v2.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=279542">AFF-HAFL Scholarship Programme Call_2015_v2.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>272.99 KB</td> </tr> <tr class="even"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-msword file--x-office-document"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/Application%20Form_FINAL.doc" type="application/msword; length=80896">Application Form_FINAL.doc</a></span> </td> <td>79 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-nsource field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">News source</div> <div class="field__item">Yonas Yemshaw. Senior Programme Manager, African Forest Forum</div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/6" hreflang="en">Forest Policy and Governance</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Forest Products Utilisation and Trade</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Forests and Poverty Alleviation</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/595" hreflang="en">Scholarship</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/203" hreflang="en">forestry</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/744" hreflang="en">AFF-HAFL</a> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:40:57 +0000 sbritwum 594 at https://www.fornis.net Scholarship Opportunity for African Students https://www.fornis.net/node/538 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Scholarship Opportunity for African Students</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> The Mastercard Foundation, which is based in Canada, is funding full scholarships for students from Africa to attend the University of British Columbia, either as undergraduates or to enroll in professional Master’s programs.</p> <p> For September 2014 entry, students can apply to any of our undergraduate programs. These cover Forest Resources Management, Forest Sciences, Natural Resources Conservation and Wood Products Processing. Details of these programs, and the various specializations within them, are available at <a href="http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/undergraduate/prospective/degree-programs/.">http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/undergraduate/prospective/degree-programs</a>/. These are four-year programs, and the Foundation will cover all travel, living and tuition costs. It will also cover return travel costs during the summer breaks – students are expected to return to Africa to undertake volunteer or paid work opportunities during the summers. Students can also apply for  one-year Master’s program in Sustainable Forest Management, details of which are provided at: <a href="http://cbm.forestry.ubc.ca/master-of-sustainable-forest-management-msfm-degree/">http://cbm.forestry.ubc.ca/master-of-sustainable-forest-management-msfm-degree/.</a></p> <p> Details of the Mastercard Program at the University of British Columbia, together with application forms, are available at: <a href="http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/mastercardfoundation/">http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/mastercardfoundation/</a>. Please note that the program is aimed at helping economically disadvantaged students who have the potential to return to their home regions to help reduce poverty through providing leadership.  </p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 09/10/2013 - 12:45</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/mastercardfoundation">http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/mastercardfoundation</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-nsource field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">News source</div> <div class="field__item">Dr. John L. Innes, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 2004 – 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada</div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/6" hreflang="en">Forest Policy and Governance</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Forest Products Utilisation and Trade</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Forests and Poverty Alleviation</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/595" hreflang="en">Scholarship</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/627" hreflang="en">African Students</a> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:45:49 +0000 sbritwum 538 at https://www.fornis.net Doctoral Scholarship https://www.fornis.net/content/doctoral-scholarship <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Doctoral Scholarship</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Doctoral Scholarship for </p> <ol> <li>“Valuation of Ecosystem Services in rural West Africa”</li> <li>Forestry based Carbon Markets in rural West Africa</li> </ol> <p>are being offered at The Center for Development Research, an international, English-speaking research institute of the University of Bonn, Germany, which hosts the ZEF Doctoral Studies Program.</p> <p>For more information, please see <a href="http://www.zef.de">www.zef.de</a>.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 07/09/2013 - 15:23</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p> For more information see <a href="http://www.wascal.org/">http://www.wascal.org/</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/Call%20for%20applications_%20PhD_WP4.3b_130703acc_Valuation%20of%20ESS.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=147861">Call for applications_ PhD_WP4.3b_130703acc_Valuation of ESS.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>144.4 KB</td> </tr> <tr class="even"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/Call%20for%20applications_%20PhD_WP4.3a_130703acc_Carbon%20markets.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=146278">Call for applications_ PhD_WP4.3a_130703acc_Carbon markets.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>142.85 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-nsource field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">News source</div> <div class="field__item">African Forest Forum (AFF)</div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/595" hreflang="en">Scholarship</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">ecosystem services</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/27" hreflang="en">climate change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/597" hreflang="en">carbon markets</a> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:23:27 +0000 sbritwum 523 at https://www.fornis.net