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UNESCO/ISEDC Fellowships Programme – 2016

Application for 2016 UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme (fully funded) is currently ongoing. UNESCO is hereby soliciting applications from the developing countries and countries in transition. Details about the UNESCO/ISEDC Fellowships and information on eligibility and how to apply are provided in this post.

What Is This Fellowship All About?

The UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships programme aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition.

The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. The medium of instruction will be English.

UNESCO/ISEDC Fellowships Programme

Number of Fellowships Available

The UNESCO Category II International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty (20) fellowships of four weeks (4) duration each in 2016.

Eligibility Criteria For UNESCO/ISEDC Fellowships Programme – 2016

Below are the criteria you must meet in order to qualify for the fellowship programme.

Fields of Study Eligible

The candidates may choose to study in the following fields of study:

  1. Energy and sustainable development;
  2. Ecological management of energy resources;
  3. Renewable energy;
  4. Sustainable and renewable energy power generation.

Academic Qualifications Required

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Holder of at least a BSc degree or BA in Economics;
  • Proficient in English language;
  • Not more than 35 years of age;


Facilities offered by ISEDC

i) Beneficiaries will be exempt of paying tuition fees for the entire duration of studies/training;

ii) Fellows will undertake studies/training under the supervision of an advisor or study director that will be provided by the host institution;

iii) The donor Government will pay stipends to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, in local currency. The stipend amounting to four hundred (400) US dollars is intended to cover living expenses such as accommodation, meals, pocket expenses, and incidentals. The donor will determine the amount of the stipend to be granted to beneficiaries;

iv) ISEDC will assist in obtaining modest housing for the fellows.

Facilities offered by UNESCO

a) UNESCO will cover the cost of the round-trip international travel at the most economical rate and the most direct flight.

(b) UNESCO will pay a one-time travel allowance amounting to US$100 (one hundred US dollars) prior to the fellows’ departure for the Russian Federation.

(c) Health insurance. To avail of this entitlement, beneficiaries should be declared medically fit by the UNESCO Medical Service that examines the complete medical dossiers.

How To Apply For The Fellowship

All interested persons who are looking to apply for the UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored 2016 Fellowships Programme should click here to apply.

We wish you the very best with your application!!!

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