The United Nations in partnership with the Nippon Foundation of Japan is welcoming applications for its United Nations/Nippon Foundation Fellowship Program for Developing Countries.
United Nations/Nippon Foundation Fellowship Program for Developing Countries is a fellowship program by the United Nations in partnership with the Nippon Foundation that offers fellowship opportunities to government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing states in Ocean Affairs.
Deadline: 24th September 2021
Offered annually?: Yes
Fellowship starts: 2021-2022
Offered Since: 2004
Number of Awards: Up to 12
Host: Participating host institutions and the United Nations Headquarters, New York
Country of Fellowship: New York, United States of America
Target demographic: International government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing states
To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must;
° demonstrate a capacity to undertake independent advanced academic research and study
° be between the ages of 25 and 40
° be a mid-level professional from a national government organ of a developing State, or another governmental or non-governmental agency in such a State, which deals directly with ocean affairs issues, and your professional position must allow you to directly assist your nation in the formulation and/or implementation of policy in this area
° have successfully completed a first university degree
N.B: Women are especially encouraged to apply, this is to ensure that there is gender balance in the selection process
The Fellowship award is worth the following:
¶ travel costs
¶ cost of living
In fact, eligible or qualified applicants will receive a stipend which will cover all the expenses incurred. The fellowship program is fully funded too.
How to Apply
To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.