Posted by: Hendra Siry | 8 November, 2008

Scholarship opportunities USAID – AED (Academy for Educational Development)

Scholarship opportunities to study in the USA for:

 – Masters Degrees in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management.
 – Masters Degrees in Water and Sanitation.

Training has long been a key component of the U.S. governments development program in Indonesia. USAID/ Indonesia plans to support the tradition through the Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) program that will provide academic degree training. The HICD program is structured in a way that will help individuals acquire the knowledge, skills, and the capacity to support Indonesias development and the achievement of the Government of Indonesia/USAIDs objectives.

USAID has awarded a contract to the Academy for Educational Development (AED), a U.S. non-government organization (NGO) to support the implementation of the HICD program in Indonesia. AED is now inviting Indonesian citizens to study for Masters Degrees in the USA in 1) Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management and 2) Water and Sanitation.

1. Masters Degrees in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management.
Eligible candidates may come from the Ministry of Forestry, Environment, Development Planning, Research and Development, Finance, Economy or other related government institutions including provincial and district level offices and regulators; civil society groups (Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management Associations, NGOs and Foundations); or professionals in fields related to sustainable development with international or local organizations who have strong potential for leadership, research, education, journalism and consultancy in the same field.

Candidates with experience working in geographical areas with high biodiversity conservation value will be prioritized. An indicative list would include Kalimantan, Sumatera, Papua, Sulawesi and NTT.

Every attempt will be made to balance candidate selection by gender.

2. Masters Degrees in Water and Sanitation.
Eligible candidates may come from related government Institutions, civil society groups (Water and Sanitation Associations, NGOs, and Foundations), water and sanitation professionals/environmental engineers working in the development sector with international or local organizations, and faculty from schools of Water and Sanitation/Environmental Engineering at accredited Indonesian universities.

Candidates from the following areas in Indonesia will be prioritized: Aceh, North Sumatera, DKI Jakarta, West Java, Yogyakarta, Central Java and East Java .

Previous affiliation of the institution with USAID whether as a beneficiary or partner program will be viewed favorably.

Every attempt will be made to balance candidate selection by gender.

Interested applicants may request application forms at info@aed.or.id or download them at www.aminef.or.id

Completed application forms must be returned to the AED office at the address below by November 15 at the latest:

Academy for Educational Development
Wisma Nugra Santana, 16th Floor, Suite 1616 ,
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 7-8, Jakarta 10220.


Responses

  1. I am Natural Resource Management graduate assistant lecture in Semera Univerisity now and I want to specialize my M.Sc in Biodiversity conservation and Natural Resource Management .

    Thank for your cooperation!!

  2. OK!! I will wait for your response

  3. I am a Kenya Nurse and have been accepted to persue msc in palliative care university of Dundee scotland.
    Kindly let me know if I can get a scholarship from your programme.

  4. Am a Kenyan student persuing my education in KENYATTA UNIVERSITY in kenya .I would like to know if i can be given a scholarship from your program.I will be very happy because this will make me fulfil my dream.


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