Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Academic Year 2020 in Bhutan
The UNESCO Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER), Bumthang, Bhutan is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for four years Bachelor degree program in Forestry and two years Masters Program in Natural Resources Management to be undertaken at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan from July 2020 to July 2024 and 2022 respectively.
The citizens of all SAARC countries are eligible for the scholarship as per the criteria given.
Applicants must fulfill the following criteria for Bachelors degree
Applicants must fulfill the following criteria for the Masters degree
Any candidate applying for Masters in Natural Resources Management should submit the attached application form and Research Proposal format (mandatory) along with the required documents.
The scholarship will cover:
South Asia Foundation (SAF) office in aforementioned country shall select one candidate each based on the eligibility criteria mentioned herein and the name of the selected candidate from each SAARC country should reach to the office of the Program Director, Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies, Lamai Goenpa, latest by March 09, 2020 through SAF offices in respective country for further scrutiny and acceptance into scholarship program at the College of Natural Resources. Should the documents be preferred to be sent via e-mail, it should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com
The final assessment of the selected candidate shall be done jointly by a team of committee from the College of Natural Resources and Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies. There will be a skype interview with the candidates for the final selection.
Based on the final assessment, the candidates may or may not be accepted into the program if respective SAF office failed to follow the set eligibility criteria.
The UMCSAFS and CNR reserves the right of acceptance or rejection of candidates nominated by SAARC countries into the Forestry degree program.
The letter of acceptance or rejection into the scholarship program will be sent to respective SAF office and to the candidate for further conveyance to the individual candidate latest by March 20, 2020 via e-mail or telephone calls.
All travel documents of the selected student should reach UMCSAFS office no later than June 30, 2020 to process for travel and other necessary arrangements. If the candidate fails to submit the documents within the given time frame, it will result in the cancellation of the scholarship.
Document to submit
The candidate applying for UMCSAFS scholarship program should submit the following documents to the respective SAF offices for both courses:
A copy of documents for the selected candidate should be sent to the office of SAF Bhutan for assessment and acceptance into the program. All the accepted candidates should produce original documents at the time of admission at College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Bhutan.
SAF Bhutan Chapter: www.jamchongthuendrel.org