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Экологические стипендии Kinship Conservation Fellowship

Applicants from across the world are invited to submit applications for the 2019 Kinship Conservation Fellowship which is an environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based approaches to conservation.The Fellowship is delivered by a faculty of experts who work closely with each carefully selected cohort of Fellows to explore innovative ways to address conservation challenges. The curriculum uses a case study approach, where participants evaluate market-driven conservation practices through interactive discussions, systems-thinking exercises, and peer-learning sessions.

The program covers leadership, communication, business and finance principles, and impact measurement.

The in-residence program will be held in Bellingham, Washington from June 30 to July 31, 2019.

Benefits

Each Fellow receives a $6,000 stipend and housing for the month of the program.

Eligibility Criteria

        To qualify, applicants must be mid-career practitioners with at least five years of experience who are familiar with market-based tools and demonstrate leadership and innovative thinking.

        A key part of the Fellows application is a proposed project describing an environmental issue related to the applicant’s work and the plans to develop a solution using market approaches.

        Successful applicants will be familiar with business and economic principles and work in a setting where these principles can be integrated with conservation work.

        18 applicants are selected to participate in the training program.

        In order to be considered for the program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

        Possess a minimum of a four-year U.S. college degree (or its equivalent).

        Have a minimum of five years relevant work experience, after completing a degree.

        Be proficient in spoken and written English.

        Be a conservation practitioner (rather than an academic or researcher).

Deadline: 8 January 2019 For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2fFyFQy