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909Applications open for Masters in Conservation

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  • Lloyd Gardner
    Sep 19, 2013

      From: IUCN SSC [mailto:IUCNSSC@iucn.org
      Sent: 17 September 2013 14:17
      To: Rebecca Lee
      Subject: Applications open for Masters in Conservation Leadership - 2014 entry University of Cambridge

      Information for all SSC SG Chairs

      The course is a full-time, one year Masters, aimed at graduates of leadership potential with at least three to five years of experience relevant to biodiversity conservation. The unique feature of the course is its delivery by a collaboration between six University of Cambridge departments and nine leading conservation organisations based around Cambridge, and its focus on issues of management and leadership. A key aim of the course is to build the capacity of conservation leaders from tropical countries. As a result, the first two cohorts have attracted post-experience students from around the world.

      Scholarship funding is available for the academic year beginning in October 2014. All applications for October entry and scholarships must be received by the 3 December 2013. Further details of the course and scholarships can be found at:

      Applicants are encouraged to seek scholarship support locally, for example the Chevening Scholarship schemes run by the British Council in their home countries.

      Please share this information with anybody you think might be a strong potential candidate for the course. We would be particularly grateful if you could publicise the course among staff of state conservation authorities, as well as within your own organisations.
      If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact Emily Chenery (emily.chenery@...)