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About the award

Successful applicants for scholarships will have outstanding conservation leadership potential, but be unable to fund their studies from other sources. Particular priority for scholarships will be given to those from countries rich in biodiversity but poor in financial resources.

Basis of granting the award: 
Financial Need
Number Range: 
4 to 6

Timing

Apply from: 
Monday, 2 September, 2019
Apply by: 
Tuesday, 3 December, 2019
Results date: 
Friday, 31 July, 2020

Applying

Separate application needed: 
Yes
How to apply: 

Applying for these scholarships involves a two-stage process. First, applicants should make a formal application to the Graduate Admissions Office for a place on the course. 

Second, scholarship applicants should write a financial case explaining the funds that they have available, and any funds that they still require to ensure they can take up a place on the course. This financial case should update any information given in the original application to the Graduate Admissions Office. The financial case should not exceed 200 words. Financial cases should then be e-mailed to the Programme Administrator, admin.conservationleadership@geog.cam.ac.uk. Please note that to be considered for these scholarships, applicants must (i) provide evidence of their current English language status (e.g. an IELTS test result) by the end of March, and (ii) meet the English Language requirement by the end of June in the year they wish to begin the course.

Additional eligibility criteria: 
Applicant must be coming from a country in the global south and unable to fund studies from other sources.
The awards are on the basis of both merit and financial need.
Scholarship cannot be awarded until the English Language requirement is met.
Full or part time: 
Full Time

Amount

Award value options: 
Fees and maintenance
Award minimum value: 
£18000
Award maximum value: 
£46000
Award value extra info: 

The number and size of the scholarships varies from full scholarships, to partial scholarships that cover specific aspects of the funding package required by students. Offers of scholarships will be made competitively based on: academic quality and the motivation and potential of candidates to become conservation leaders.

How long is the award for: 
1 Year

Eligibility

Fee status: 
Overseas
Country you live in: 
Rest Of The World
Afghanistan
Aland Islands
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antarctica
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bouvet Island
Brazil
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Overseas Territories
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Channel Islands
Chile
China
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
College Address
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Congo, The Democratic Republic
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Cote D'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Faroe Islands
Fmr Yugoslav Rep of Macedonia
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Southern Territories
Gabon
Georgia
Gibraltar
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guernsey
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Heard and McDonald Islands
Holy See (Vatican City State)
Honduras
Hong Kong
Iceland
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jersey
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Korea, Democratic People's Rep
Korea, Republic of
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Lebanon
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liechtenstein
Macao
Madagascar
Mali
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States
Moldova, Republic of
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montserrat
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niger
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Oman
Palau
Palestinian Territory, Occupie
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Republic of Montenegro
Republic of Serbia
Reunion
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Barthelemy
Saint Helena
Saint Martin
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia and Montenegro
Somalia
South Sudan
Sth Georgia & Sth Sandwich Is
Sudan
Suriname
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Switzerland
Syrian Arab Republic
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Togo
Tokelau
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United States
Uruguay
US Minor Outlying Islands
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Virgin Islands (British)
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Wallis and Futuna Islands
Western Sahara
Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zimbabwe
Citizenship: 
Rest Of The World
Afghanistan
Aland Islands
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antarctica
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bouvet Island
Brazil
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Overseas Territories
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Channel Islands
Chile
China
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
College Address
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Congo, The Democratic Republic
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Cote D'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Faroe Islands
Fmr Yugoslav Rep of Macedonia
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Southern Territories
Gabon
Georgia
Gibraltar
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guernsey
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Heard and McDonald Islands
Holy See (Vatican City State)
Honduras
Hong Kong
Iceland
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jersey
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Korea, Democratic People's Rep
Korea, Republic of
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Lebanon
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liechtenstein
Macao
Madagascar
Mali
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States
Moldova, Republic of
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montserrat
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niger
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Oman
Palau
Palestinian Territory, Occupie
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Republic of Montenegro
Republic of Serbia
Reunion
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Barthelemy
Saint Helena
Saint Martin
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia and Montenegro
Somalia
South Sudan
Sth Georgia & Sth Sandwich Is
Sudan
Suriname
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Switzerland
Syrian Arab Republic
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Togo
Tokelau
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United States
Uruguay
US Minor Outlying Islands
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Virgin Islands (British)
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Wallis and Futuna Islands
Western Sahara
Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zimbabwe

Study area, type and level

Departments: 
School of Physical Sciences
Department of Geography
Colleges: 
All
Qualifications: 
Postgraduate
Master of Philosophy
Research area: 
Conservation Leadership
Who is eligible: 
Applying to a course

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