Tailored Opportunities: Call for 2020-2022 EDGE Fellowship applications from Africa


The goal of this fellowship is to secure the future of EDGE species. It awards two year fellowships to future conservation leaders working on poorly-known EDGE bird, mammal, amphibian, reptile and shark or ray species.


Applicants should be for those who work on and EDGE species include on the 2019 curated list, an early-career conservation biologist or wildlife manager (less than 10 years’ experience). Be a resident of a country in which the proposed focal species occurs and especially those listed as a “Photo Ark” but it is also open to application of all species listed.


The deadline of this application is 17:00 (GMT) 18th June 2019 and successful applicants will be informed in October 2019

How? Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their projects with the EDGE team before applying, and the team will be happy to provide feedback on draft application 3 weeks before the deadline (contact if you can still send the draft application using contact address if not go for the normal application)


A 4 week conservation tools training course at the beginning of the program to provide fellows with essential training in techniques to plan and implement their project,  A grant of £10,000 to undertake a 2 year project on a top-priority EDGE species  Ongoing technical support via online modules, web-based tutorials/seminars and field visits throughout the fellowship.  One-to-one support from a scientific advisor based at ZSL or a partner organization  A 2 week Conservation Leadership Training course in London on successful completion of fellowship help fellows prepare for the next stage of their career .

For more information please refer this link: https://www.ndangira.net/2020-2022-edge-fellowship-program-for-future-conservation-leaders/ If you need any support in making an application, post your question in the comment box below. If you would like to receive similar opportunities regularly, please follow this blog by inserting your email in the follow box at the top right side of this page. Note: Please do not forget to document your achievement through this opportunity (either using our email address or in the comment box/under feedback/evaluation post

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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