Progam Co-Sponsored Fellowships UNESCO / ISEDC
The purpose of this scholarship program is to increase resource development by strengthening human capacity in the sector of renewable energy resources in developing countries and those in transition.
Education implemented by specialized agencies of the Russian Federation will be taught in Russian. Developing countries and transition are invited by UNESCO to submit nominations.
Consistent with the objectives and strategies of the Program and Budget of UNESCO approved the Scholarship Program, the International UNESCO Category II for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow has thirty (30) scholarships for a period of four (4 ) each week.
FIELDS OF STUDY
Applicants must choose their studies within the following fields of study, which are in conformity with the square of the Executive Council decision (see 161 EX / Decision 3.6.3 and 165 EX / Decision 8.6) and reflect the strategic objectives and priorities of UNESCO programs approved in 35 C / 5:
i. Energy and Sustainable Development
ii. Environmental management of energy resource
iii. Renewable energy
iv. Electricity production from renewable and sustainable energy.
Period of one month: from 1 to October
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
a) be licensed to a minimum (Bachelor's Degree) or a Masters in Economics;
b) be able to write / write in Russian (language knowledge form to be completed by a recognized authority);
c) be aged 45 years;
d) be in good mental and physical health.
TERMS OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
(A). It belongs only to the National Commissions to submit nominations duly completed in English or French with the following documents in two (2) copies:
• Form UNESCO Fellowship application,
• six (6) photographs
• certified copies of the license or the control obtained;
• UNESCO Form of language knowledge of Russian language - minimum 500 hours of training in Russian (if the Russian is not the native language or if it was the medium of instruction for a few years of study).
• In addition, for those who have been selected, a medical report, less than 4 months before the exact date of commencement of studies, completed by an accredited physician. The medical form will be attached to the award letter in due course. Expenses relating to the constitution of the file
(B) All records are incomplete or received after the deadline, and those not satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.
(C) States invited members are asked to submit only two (2) candidates at most.
SELECTION OF BENEFICIARIES
(A) the final selection of candidates is the center for sustainable energy development (ISEDC).
(B) National Commissions of the selected fellows will be informed by UNESCO and an award letter will follow soon.
(C) UNESCO will authorize the departure of beneficiaries who have completely observed the requirements outlined in the award letter.
(D) Applicants who have not been contacted by the Scholarship Program, by 1 September 2012 should consider that they were not selected to receive an award under this program.
FACILITIES OFFERED BY ISEDC
i) Free tuition;
ii) Fellows will undertake training under the tutelage of a supervisor or a Director of study chosen by the host institution;
iii) The donor will provide a monthly allowance to recipients in local currency. This grant a maximum of eight hundred (800) U.S. dollars will cover accommodation costs, living expenses, pocket money etc..
iv) ISEDC will assist candidates to obtain housing at lower cost.
FACILITIES OFFERED BY UNESCO
(A) UNESCO shall bear the cost of airfare to and from the cheapest fare by the most direct flight possible.
(B) UNESCO provides a single travel allowance of 100 U.S. dollars to be paid before departure of stock.
(C) Medical insurance for fellows:
UNESCO endorses, for the duration of the scholarship, an insurance policy for its stock subject to an approval issued by the Medical Service of UNESCO.
((A) No allowance is made for family members of the stock.
(B) Recipients are required to submit a short report at the end of the first month and a final report at the end of the scholarship. These reports must be written in English or French and copies of such reports must be furnished to ISEDC.
Selected candidates must obtain, before departure, a visa at the Embassy / Consulate of the Russian Federation of their place of residence or, where appropriate, to the Embassy / Consulate in a neighboring country.
The UNESCO / ISEDC does not support the costs of visa or passport issuing.
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