Fellowships Programme

Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation and Faculty Fellowships support individuals pursuing a doctoral degree in social science, natural science and other conservation related fields at any university around the world. Each year, WWF supports committed conservationists from target countries to receive financial support for their studies and field research. Applicants can apply to attend any university around the world and must return to their home countries to work for at least two years after completing their degree. Applicants may apply for up to two years (Fellowships) or three years (Faculty Fellowships) of funding and request up to $30,000 per year.
  • To be eligible for an EFN Fellowships & Faculty Fellowships, you must:
  • be a citizen of Myanmar
  • have at least two years of conservationrelated work or research experience (for Fellowships).
  • have at least two years of teaching (fulltime or part-time) at local universities (for Faculty Fellowships).
  • have a demonstrated commitment to working in conservation at least two years your home country after the completion of a degree (for Fellowships).
  • enhance, expand, or establish a graduatelevel conservation program at a university in their home country after completing a degree (for Faculty Fellowships).
  • be enrolled in, admitted to, or have applied to a master’s or PhD program (for Fellowships) or PhD program (for Faculty Fellowships) anywhere in the world.
How to apply
  • submit all required documents by the application deadline that will generally at the end of February.
  • begin EFN-supported studies within a year from the year application submitted.
Interested applicants are invited to contact WWF-Myanmar Office (+95-1-229331) for more information.

I heartily thank to WWF-EFN for giving me a chance to continue studying on natural resources management, climate change adaptation measurement and finding climate resilience solutions in the light of the climate change in Myanmar. 

Aung Tun Oo, EFN Fellow