WWF-SA Research Fellowship for Marine Conservation

Graduates with an Honours degree in or related to marine conservation and science and a keen interest in pursuing Masters research that aligns to and contributes to WWF-SA’s goals for marine conservation are invited to apply for the 2018 Research Fellowship in Marine Conservation.

The WWF-SA Research Fellowship Programme supports learning pathway and career development for improved environmental governance through a bursary award for post graduate studies and association and networking within key communities of practice.

The WWF-SA Research Fellowship Award includes:
A financial award of R200,000, for a maximum of 2 years for course fees, access to literature, computer hard- or software, fieldwork, conferences and workshops and related living expenses; Networking within key communities of practice for marine science and conservation.

What are the requirements?

To apply, you must have:

  • Completed an Honours degree in or related to marine science and/or conservation;
  • an expressed interest in contributing to the work of WWF-SA, its Marine Programme and its goals for conservation in the marine environment;
  • a clear motivation for how this research study might contribute to your career development and work for marine conservation in South Africa;
  • supervisory support and endorsement from the institution with which you will/are register(ed).

To apply for the WWF-SA Research Fellowship for Marine Conservation complete the application form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2018 APPLICATION FORM) and submit it, together with the required supporting documentation and endorsements, to Lameez Bayat at WWF-SA (Boundary Terraces, Bridge House 1st Floor, Mariendahl Lane, Newlands, 7700 OR P.O. Box 23273, Claremont, 7735) by Friday, 16 February 2018.

Queries: lbayat@wwf.org.za or call 021 657 6633
Successful candidates will be advised by Friday, 2 March 2016.

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