UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards

Posted-Deadline 30/08/2017 -  15/12/2017
Type Call for proposal
Description Since 1989 MAB has been providing 10 young researchers each year with awards of up to US$ 5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation of scientists worldwide because we think well-trained and committed young people are key to addressing ecological and sustainability issues.
The deadline for submission of application forms for the 2018 MAB Young Scientists Awards is 15 December 2017.

  • Priority is given to interdisciplinary projects carried out in biosphere reserves designated under the Man and the Biosphere Programme or potential biosphere reserves, and which contribute to the implementation of the Lima Action Plan (LAP) for Biosphere Reserves and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Applicants from developed countries are eligible for Awards only in exceptional cases or if working in joint partnership with developing countries.

  • Applicants can not be not older than 35 years of age (at the closing date of the application).

  • Awards are set at a maximum of US $5,000 each and the research supported by an Award should be completed within 2 years.
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Organisation UNESCO (United Nations - Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
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