The UNESCO Madanjeet Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) is offering Madanjeet Singh scholarships for students SAARC countries. Candidate should be below 35 years of age and need to submit the birth certificate along with other relevant documents. Scholarships are available for pursuing four year (from July 2015 to July 2019) bachelor’s degree program in Forestry at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB). The application deadline is 15th June, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of forestry.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelors degree program at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB).
Scholarship Provider: South Asia Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Bhutan
Eligibility: Candidate should:
-Be class XII pass with minimum of 55% in English and overall aggregate of 60% (English, Biology and two other subjects)
-Be fluent in English (both in written and speaking)
-Produce English Language Proficiency Certificate from recognized/competent institutions
-Be below 35 years of age and need to submit the birth certificate along with other relevant documents.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Candidates from eight SAARC countries (India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan and Afghanistan) can apply for these UNESCO scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The UNESCO Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang, Bhutan is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for four years Bachelors degree program in Forestry to be undertaken at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan from July 2015 to July 2019.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for four year undergraduate degree program.
-Economy air travel from the scholar’s place of residence within SAARC to Bhutan and back (initial and final)
-Monthly stipend of Nu. 12000.00 based on existing SAARC scholarship rate to cover logistics and personal expenses
-Normal book allowance and printing allowances (Nu. 5000.00 per year)
-Establishment allowance of Nu. 16,000.00 and will be entitled only ones in the entire course.
-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)
Selection Criteria: South Asia Foundation (SAF) office in aforementioned countries shall select one candidate each based on the eligibility criteria mention herein. The name of the selected candidates from each SAARC country should reach to the office of the Program Director, Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies, Lamai Goenpa, latest by 15thJune, 2015 through SAF offices in respective country for further scrutiny and acceptance into scholarship program at College of Natural Resources. Should the documents be preferred to be sent via e-mail. Based on the final assessment, candidate may or may not be accepted into the program if SAF offices of the SAARC countries have failed to follow the set eligibility criteria.
Notification: Candidates shall be informed on the selection results via e-mail or phone calls by 24thJune, 2015. Accepted students shall be informed on legal and travel documents required
How to Apply: All candidates applying for UMCSAFS scholarship program should submit the following documents to the SAF offices of the respective SAARC countries.
-Class XII Certificate
-Class XII Transcript/Marksheet
-English Language Proficiency Certificat
-A copy of Citizenship ID card and valid passport
-Security clearance certificate from respective countries
-Medical fitness certificate from competent government hospital of respective countries
-Contact: e-mail address and mobile phone numbers of the candidate
A copy of documents for the selected candidates should be sent to office of SAF Bhutan for final assessment and acceptance into the program. All the accepted candidates should produce original documents at the time of admission at College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Bhutan
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th June, 2015.
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