NEF Grants for Research Asia-Pacific Region, 2017

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation is awarding NEF research grant programme to support academic and scientific research. Nationals of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region can apply for this research grant programme.

With the aim of strengthening research capability of young researchers in that region, grants are available only for individual researchers to upgrade their skills, knowledge, and experience through their own research work.

The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting nature conservation in developing countries. Since its establishment, the Research Grant Scheme has supported researchers from research institutions mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.

In order to be eligible applicants must be able to communicate in English.

Deadline : 16 October 2017
Study in : Research project must be carried out in the applicant’s country
Providers : Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF)
Course Level : Research Scholarship
Field of Study : The Research Grant Programme financially supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Scholarship Award:

The maximum grant size in this programme is 500,000 Japanese yen per project for a maximum duration of two years.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Eligibility:

Applications are accepted from applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • An applicant must be a national of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region; be a researcher/scientist, who works full-time or is enrolled in a doctoral course, conducting research at a research institution or relevant organisation in one of the countries listed on 3. Target Countries and Regions below; have sufficient experience and skills in conducting and managing the proposed research.
  • Be able to communicate in English.
  • Not have another application to the NEF; and
  • Not have another on-going research or publication project funded by the NEF at the time of application submission.

Nationality:

National of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region can apply for this research grant programme.

The target countries in the Asia-Pacific region include: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: An applicant must be a national of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region; be a researcher/scientist, who works full-time or is enrolled in a doctoral course, conducting research at a research institution or relevant organisation in one of the countries listed on Target Countries and Regions.

English language Requirements: In order to be eligible applicants must be able to communicate in English.

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