Kinship Conservation Fellows Program 2017 (Funding Available)
Deadline: January 16, 2017
Applications are ongoing for the Kinship Conservation Fellows Program 2017. The month-long, in residence program is delivered by a faculty of global experts using a case study approach where participants design and evaluate market-driven conservation approaches through interactive discussions, system thinking exercises, and peer-learning sessions. The fellows program will be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, from June 25 – July 26, 2017.
- $6,000 stipend and a month of valuable, cutting-edge training
- Open to conservation leaders who are deeply committed to conservation, involved with the implementation of market-based approaches to solve environmental problems, and ready to be part of an expanding community of global leaders;
- Possess a minimum of a four-year U.S. college degree (or its overseas equivalent);
- Have a minimum of five years relevant work experience, after your degree;
- Be proficient in spoken and written English;
- Be a conservation practitioner (rather than an academic or researcher).
Applicants will be evaluated in the following areas:
- Proposed project viability and appropriateness
- Leadership potential
- Potential contribution to the month-long program and to an ongoing community of leaders
For more information, visit Kinship Conservation Fellows Program 2017.