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Fully Funded Ocean Affairs Research Fellowship (UN-Nippon Fellowship) call for applications
United Nations – the Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme is a fully funded research Fellowship for developing State ocean professionals. The main objective of the Fellowship is to provide advanced education and training in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea, and related disciplines, to government officials and other professionals from developing States. During the last seven years, 70 awards have been made to nationals of 55 States.
Successful candidates will undertake their research/studies in two back-to-back phases: the first, lasting six months, with a participating academic host institution; and the second, lasting three months, with the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS), UN Office of Legal Affairs, or an appropriate participating host institution. The Fellowship application deadline is 15 September, and candidates should forward their applications directly to DOALOS.
Additional information, including the application package, detailed application instructions, and a list of participating host institutions, is available on the Fellowship website: www.un.org/depts/los/nippon