United Nations/Nippon Foundation Fellowship Program for Developing Countries

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.

Description

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

Type: Fellowship

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

Eligibility Criteria

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

Fellowship Worth/Inclusions

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.

Website: https://www.un.org/oceancapacity/UNNF

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