Deadline: 1 August 2019
Open to: citizens of an eligible country with at least three years of paid work experience in a conservation-related field and are not enrolled in an academic degree program
Benefits: applicants can request up to USD 6,500
Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities.
Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.
Individuals from the following countries are eligible to apply:
Please note that within the eligible countries EFN gives preference to applicants working in WWF priority regions.
PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, international travel, visa fees, and local transportation. Training may take place anywhere in the world and applicants can request up to USD 6,500.
All applicants must complete an application by one of the deadlines noted below. The proposed training must take place at least 90 days after the application deadline to allow EFN time for review, selection and processing of the grant.
Individuals may submit an online application at any time. Completed applications will be reviewed on the dates noted above, and applicants will be notified of the results within one month after the application deadline
For more information please visit the official website.