Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program: Master's Abroad

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Applicant type: Masters Student

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: India

Location of citizenship: India

Age restriction: No more than 30 years of age

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Overview:

This Program has been set up in memory of the late Dr. Ravi Sankaran who followed up his detailed field studies of wild species with innovative projects to conserve their populations. The Program is an initiative of the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation.

Masters Degree at an International University

The Program will fund one or two students to work towards a 1-2 yr Masters degree in a reputed academic program in ecology or conservation. The purpose of this Fellowship is to train the student recipients in the science and/or implementation of conservation; and to facilitate interaction with the larger international community involved in conservation science and practice.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Open to Indian nationals (who must also be resident in India at the time of applying) with a demonstrated deep interest in wildlife ecology and conservation through prior involvement in this field. 
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree in any subject, and should normally be below 30 years of age on the first of July in the year of application.
  • Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to conservation and strongly justify how the fellowship will further conservation in India.
  • Funding provided: stipend, course fees, one-way international travel.