IPCC Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries Students, Switzerland 2015

Scholarship Name: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scholarship Programme

Brief description: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scholarship Programme for scholars from developing countries in the field of Socio-economic modeling, Underlying science of Climate change and water Switzerland 2015.

Accepted Subject Areas

  • Climate and water
  • Climate and the oceans
  • Underlying science of climate change
  • Socio-economic modelling related to climate change

About Scholarship

The aim of the IPCC Scholarship Programme is to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries through providing opportunities for young scientists from developing countries to undertake studies that would not be possible without the intervention of the Fund. Applications from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) researching topics with the fields of study chosen for the call for applications are given priority.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type: PhD scholarship

Selection Criteria

Applications will be submitted to a two-level selection process. IPCC scientific experts will assess the applications in a first review. The IPCC Science Board will then review the applications and make a final selection of candidates to receive the awards.

Eligibility

  • Have an admission offer or be enrolled in PhD studies at a university of your choice
  • Applicants must be younger than 30 years of age at the time of application
  • Applicants must be nationals of developing countries – Priority will be given to students from Least Developed Countries (LCDs) and Small Island Developing States.

Number of Scholarship Positions: Several

Scholarship benefits: Each scholarship award is worth a maximum amount of 15,000 Euros per year for up to two years during the period 2015-2017

How long will sponsorship last? Till the end of the program

Eligible Countries: Open for students from developing countries

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

Application Deadline: is 15 February, 2015

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

Visit scholarship webpage for details

Sponsor:  The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Important Notes: Priority will be given to students from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Equal opportunity will be given to equally qualified women

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