UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme – 2016

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 2016.

The candidates may choose to study in the following fields of study,

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

DEADLINE: 15 April 2016

VALUE/DETAILS:

ISEDC will ensure:

  • 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;
  • The donor Government will pay stipends to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, in local currency. The stipend amounting to four hundred (400) US dollars is intended to cover living expenses such as accommodation, meals, pocket expenses, and incidentals. The donor will determine the amount of the stipend to be granted to beneficiaries;
  • ISEDC will assist in obtaining modest housing for the fellows.
  • 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.

DURATION: One month, from 3 to 28 October 2016.

ELIGIBILITY:

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (plurinacional State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti*, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

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;

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.

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