UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Scholarships, 2015 for Conversation and Environment

The UNESCO Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang, Bhutan, is now announcing Madanjeet Singh scholarship for those students who are from SAARC Countries to pursue their bachelors degree program in Forestry at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan from July 2015 to July 2019.
Scholarship details:

  • The total time duration of the Scholarship is for 4 Years
  • Scholarship includes the tuition fees, economy airfare from scholar’s place of residence within SAARC to Bhutan and back (initial and final)
  • There will be also Monthly stipend will be there of Nu. 12000.00 which is based on existing SAARC scholarship rate to cover logistics and personal expenses.
  • Students will also receive the Normal book allowance and printing allowances of Nu. 5000.00 per year also the establishment allowance of Nu. 16,000.00 and will be entitled only ones in the entire course.
  • And the Research for dissertation write-up. In-country travel as per Royal Government of Bhutan’s existing rate (Nu. 500.00 per day while on travel)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All those candidates who wish to apply for the same must have passed in class XII with minimum of 55% in English and overall aggregate of 60% (English, Biology and two other subjects).
  • Applicant must be fluent in English (both in written and speaking)
  • Applicant must be able to produce English Language Proficiency Certificate from recognized/competent institutions.

Age Limit:

All those candidates who are interested to apply for this fellowship must attain the age criteria in which candidate must below 35 years of age to apply for the same..

How to Apply:

  • All Candidates are required to submit  some important  documents to the SAF concerned offices of the respective SAARC countries to apply for the Scholarship.
    1. Class XII Certificate and mark sheet
    2. English Language Proficiency Certificate
    3. Copy of Citizenship ID card and valid passport
    4. Security clearance certificate from respective countries
    5. Medical fitness certificate from competent government hospital of respective countries
    6. Birth Certificate
    7. Contact: e-mail address and mobile phone numbers of the candidate

Important Dates: 
Last date to apply: 15th June, 2015.
Result date: 24th June, 2015
Last date for selected scholarship students to send copy of Passport and other required documents: 30th June, 2015

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