2015 Training Opportunities for Women in the Congo Basin
The Education for Nature Program (EFN) at WWF-US is opening the 2015 applications for short-term training and diploma training for women conservationists from Cameroon, DRC, CAR, Gabon, and Republic of Congo. There are two opportunities available for women working in the Congo Basin:
These grants support short-term non-degree training that enhances skills necessary for effective conservation work and career advancement. Most training programs are less than 6 months in duration and applicants are expected to return their jobs with new skills that help to build capacity in their organization. The grant covers training costs up to US$5,000.
These grants provide support to women to pursue a certification, diploma, or technical degree in conservation. These scholarships allow women in the Congo Basin to gain much-needed formal conservation qualifications. Scholars receive financial support for education-related costs for a period of about one year (maximum of US$10,000.) Study can take place anywhere in the world, must lead to a certificate, diploma, or degree.
Please note there are 2 application deadlines for each opportunity: May 1, 2015 and August 1, 2015. You can find more information on this opportunities through our website: Here