Applications are invited for United Nations – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Program in the USA. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
The program aims at providing the necessary knowledge and skills to assist developing states towards the formulation of comprehensive ocean law and policy and to implement UNCLOS and related instruments to achieve sustainable management of their ocean spaces, resources, and activities.
The 9-month Fellowships Programme is composed of two consecutive phases which provide Fellows with advanced and customized research and training opportunities in their chosen fields:
Phase One: 3-month Research and Training – normally undertaken at DOALOS at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Phase Two: 6-month Advanced Academic Research and Study – undertaken at one of the prestigious participating Host Institutions and under the guidance of subject matter expert(s) who have recognized in-depth expertise in the Fellows’ chosen field of study.
Candidates wishing to be considered for a Fellowships award must ensure that they meet all the following criteria:
International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
Applicants must be between the ages of 25 and 40;
Applicants must have successfully completed a first university degree, and demonstrate a capacity to undertake independent advanced academic research and study
DEADLINE: September 9 2016
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