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MAB Young Scientists Awards

icon PhD, Post Doc

icon Ecosystems, Natural Resources and Biodiversity

Open to Developed Country nationals only in exceptional cases

icon  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

icon 31 Oct 2016

icon Partial Funding, US$ 5,000 towards Research

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Details about MAB Young Scientists Awards

MAB Young Scientists Awards is offered for PhD, Post Doc degree in the field of Ecosystems, Natural Resources and Biodiversity. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2016. This scholarship is provided by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, US$ 5,000 towards Research . This scholarship is open for: Open to Developed Country nationals only in exceptional cases.

  • Deadline: 31 Oct 2016
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, US$ 5,000 towards Research

Eligibility

  • Candidates from developed countries are eligible for scholarships only in exceptional cases.
  • Scholarship applications must be applied on the MAB Young Scientists Award application form in English or French.
  • Applications must be recommended by the applicant's MAB National Committee.
  • MAB National Committee endorses two applications per year from candidates who are 40 years of age and not older than that.
  • Projects carried out in biosphere reserves designated under the Man and the potential biosphere reserves or Biosphere Programme is given priority.
  • Applicants are required to complete the Research supported by an Award with two years time.
  • Applicants must accept to handover reports of Award-funded research to their MAB National Committees and the MAB Secretariat in Paris.
  • Candidates are required to agree to the possibility of publishing the results of their research by UNESCO.
  • International travel expenses are not covered under these Awards.

Updated on: 30 Nov, 2016

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture; UNESCO; /juːˈnɛskoʊ/) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation. UNESCO has 195 member states and nine associate members. Most of its field offices are "cluster" offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist. UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programs: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture, and communication/information. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programmes; international science programmes; the promotion of independent media and freedom of the press; regional and cultural history projects; the promotion of cultural diversity; translations of world literature; international cooperation agreements to secure the world cultural and natural heritage (World Heritage Sites) and to preserve human rights, and attempts to bridge the worldwide digital divide. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group. UNESCO's aim is "to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information". Other priorities of the organization include attaining quality Education For All and lifelong learning, addressing emerging social and ethical challenges, fostering cultural diversity, a culture of peace and building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication. The broad goals and concrete objectives of the international community — as set out in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) — underpin all UNESCO's strategies and activities.

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  2. When is the deadline of MAB Young Scientists Awards?

    The deadline of MAB Young Scientists Awards is 31 Oct 2016

  3. For which degree is MAB Young Scientists Awards offered for?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards is offered to PhD, Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is MAB Young Scientists Awards offered for?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards is offered for Ecosystems, Natural Resources and Biodiversity

  5. Who can apply for MAB Young Scientists Awards?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards is open for: Open to Developed Country nationals only in exceptional cases

  6. Who is offering MAB Young Scientists Awards?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards is offered by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  7. What is the funding covered in MAB Young Scientists Awards?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards Covers Partial Funding, US$ 5,000 towards Research

  8. Where can MAB Young Scientists Awards can be taken at?

    MAB Young Scientists Awards can be taken at Applicants home country or Abroad
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