WWF Nepal memorial funds
WWF, the world conservation organization leading global efforts for a living planet, paid tribute to the conservation leaders who lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash near Gansa, near the town of Tapaljung on September 23, 2006. Remembrance the branch was started. WWF Nepal is calling for applications. WWF Memorial Scholarship 2022/23 to Nepali students interested in working in environmental conservation.
The WWF Nepal memorial funds were established after the tragic loss of some of Nepal’s finest conservation leaders in a tragic helicopter crash in eastern Nepal (Ghansa, Taplijung) on 23 September 2006. The accident occurred after elite conservationists returned from Kangchenjunga conservation area providing quality management to the community.
Since then, September 23 has been declared as “National Conservation Day” by the Government of Nepal to honor the 24 people who lost their lives, while also commemorating their commitment to buy the protection of Nepal’s natural resources o san.
Recognizing the great loss of leadership in conservation, and communication WWF Nepal has established and book a Memorial Fund to support students interested in continuous a career in conservation.
Through this fund, and grants WWF Nepal hopes to stucher and connect a new generation and families of conservation leaders who take Nepal’s conservation heritage spread forward. Students may submit more than one of their scholarship applications based on merit and criteria listed below:
1. CHANDRA GURUNG MEMORIAL PLAN 2022/23:
The Chandra Gurung Memorial Society was established to honor the late Dr. Chandra .Prasad Gurung for his lifelong commitment and
great remarkable contribution of diviual to the conservation of biodiversity in Nepal.
2. NEPAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR 2022/23:
In honor of the 24 heroic conservationists who lost their lives in the tragic September 23, 2006 helicopter crash and their commitment to preserving the rich natural heritage of Nepal, WWF Nepal has presented the Nepal Conservation Memorial Scholarships to interested promising fresher of Bachelor degree in Environment& Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal.
3. MINGMA NORBU SHERPA MEMORIAL 2022/23:
In respect and honore of Mingma Norbu Sherpa with his lifelong commitment of task to conservation, WWF Nepal grants the Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships to freshers who promise to continue a Bachelors degree in the field of Environment and Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal.
4. Jennifer Headley Memorial Fund 2022/23:
To honor Jennifer Headley and her lifelong commitment to conservation, WWF Nepal has established the Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship as a tribute to Jennifer Headley’s unwavering dedication to conservation throughout her life. This scholarship is intended for aspiring female students who are enrolled in a Bachelor’s program in Environment and Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal and demonstrate promise in the field.
5. Gillian Boling Schleiber Memorial Fund 2022/23:
In honor of Jillian Bowling &Schlaepfer & her lifelong commitment to conservation,and details WWF Nepal gifts the Jillian Bowling Schlaepfer .Memorial Scholarship to rearwarding students continue a Bachelor’s degree in Environment and Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal
The winner of the scholarship will receive Nepal Rupees 569,400.00 for 4 years.
The scholarship will cover tuition fees, farm equipment and field trips, living expenses, books and supplies, and dissertation research while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a field related to animal husbandry, a Nepali university the.
In addition to the Jennifer Headley Memorial Scholarship, researchers will have the chance to collaborate with WWF staff on various conservation initiatives in Nepal. However, there are certain eligibility criteria that must be met in order to participate.
Firstly, all candidates must hold Nepalese citizenship. Additionally, applicants must have reached the age of 25 or above at the time of submitting their application for the Nepal Memorial Nature Conservation Scholarship.
Moreover, individuals who are interested in this opportunity should have already applied to or been admitted into an undergraduate program related to veterinary studies at a university in Nepal.
Finally, applicants must be in their first year or semester of the program to be considered for this opportunity
Preference will be given to applicants belonging to minority/tribal and dalit groups.
Potential Regions: Nepal