Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships 2010

In honoring Mingma Norbu Sherpa's legacy in conservation, and in hopes ofinspiring new future conservationists, two Mingma Norbu Sherpa MemorialScholarships will be provided. The scholarships are available for twostudents interested in pursuing a Masters Degree at Lincoln University, NewZealand.
Applicants from remote mountain regions and women are encouragedto apply.

1. Number of AwardsTwo Scholarships for two years period (January 2010 to December 2012)2. Fields of StudyMaster in Natural Resource ManagementMaster in Parks, Recreation and Tourism
3. Scholarship BenefitsFully paid tuition coverage for two years.One round trip airfare to New Zealand.Partial contribution to living expenses.
4. RequirementsApplicants must be Nepali nationals, under the age of 35 years, and havecompleted a Bachelors degree in Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agricultural Sciences or other relevant fields.
Applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her recent English Language
Proficiency by presenting TOEFL scores of 100 iBT, 600 paper, or 250computer, and essay rating (TWE) 5, or an IELTS of 6.5. Lincoln University reserves the right to accept or reject the test scores.The scholarships are intended to support Nepalese who are committed to thefuture of environmental protection and sustainable natural resourcemanagement in Nepal. A two page essay demonstrating track records of havingwork in these areas and commitments for the future must accompany theapplication.
5. Application
Deadline: July 17 2009
Completed application with one passport size photograph, resume withcontact information (phone number) and supporting documents must be mailed to: Selection Committee Secretariat, Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 224, Kathmandu, Nepal or email: lisa@mos.com.np
Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview.

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