Saturday, July 1, 2017

2018 World Forest Institute International Fellowship Program – Applications from July 1 to October 31, 2017







The award-winning WFI Fellowship program brings natural resource professionals from around the world to our World Forestry Center headquarters in Portland, Oregon USA. The Fellowship is a 6-month professional development program designed to help you take your career to the next level. You will join a global cohort of professionals in weekly study tours around the Pacific Northwest learning how natural resources are managed in this part of the world. You will conduct interviews with experts in your field of study and visit people and places that will advance your knowledge and skills. Fellows return home with new ideas and new motivation to create change in their home countries.

Sharing about the forests of your country
We are looking for motivated professionals who want to explore, expand their knowledge and networks, and engage with others in forestry. Fellowships are open to any country, including U.S. citizens. The Fellowship program offers partial scholarships through the Harry A. Merlo Foundation, but applicants must be able to cover at least 50% of the program fee. ($5,000). Over two decades, 130 Fellows from 40 countries have participated to date. The Fellowship term is 6-months with a non-negotiable start date of April 2, 2018. Application deadline is October 31, 2017.

There is One Scholarship for an outstanding candidate this year!!

For more information and how to apply, please visit:

 
Showcasing natural regeneration
Visiting a drinking water watershed
Hiking in US Parks
Learning from the forest industry

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