Climate Change Adaptation Research Funding for MSc students

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“Building capacity to advance National Adaptation Plan Process in Mongolia” (NAP) project (GCF /UNEP/MET) is funding 7 climate change adaptation grants for MSc students. We offer $3000 funding for each student who will conduct a climate change related research work in Mongolia under the supervision of their professors to be published on an international peer reviewed journal.

Application requirements:

  1. Enrolled in Master’s degree program in Mongolia, and is active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change.
  2. First university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent), completed less than 12 years previously, counting back from May 2019.
  3. Very good knowledge of English, documented by appropriate language certificates.
  4. Hold a Mongolian citizenship.
  5. Willing to present his/her research findings at the national/ international workshop on long term research discussion.
  6. Extensive work experience in the field of climate change adaptation and climate-related resource conservation is an asset.

Documents to be submitted:

  1. Cover letter expressing interest, and justifying why the proposal should be selected
  2. Research proposal that has been developed by yourself, outlining the rationale, objectives, methodology, expected outputs along with time table of the research
  3. Certified copy of BSc diploma and transcripts
  4. CV and related language certificates
  5. Two letters of recommendations commenting on professional, personal and, if applicable, academic eligibility as well as his/her leadership potential; preferably one from an academic supervisor and other from previous employer
  6. A copy of ID card
  7. A letter from the university certifying current enrollment of MSc study

Submission deadline: 2019/12/9 17:00 (documents in a sealed envelope)

Contact information:

Phone: +976-99080066, 77-091142

Address: Margad Center Room 303, 8-khoroo, Sukhbaatar district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia