WWF SA Research Fellowship for Marine Conservation



Graduates with an Honours degree in or related to marine conservation and science and a keen interest in pursuing Masters research that aligns to and contributes to WWF-SA’s goals for marine conservation are invited to apply for the Research Fellowship in Marine Conservation.
Who Can Apply

To apply, you must have: completed an Honours degree in or related to marine science and/or conservation; ? an expressed interest in contributing to the work of WWF-SA, its Marine Programme and its goals for conservation in the marine environment; a clear motivation for how this research study might contribute to your career development and work for marine conservation in South Africa; supervisory support and endorsement from the institution with which you will/are register(ed).

Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa

A financial award of R200,000, for a maximum of 2 years for course fees, access to literature, computer hard- or software, fieldwork, conferences and workshops and related living expenses; Networking within key communities of practice for marine science and conservation.
Service Contract

After completion of their studies Prince Bernhard Scholars are expected to return to their home country or region to work in conservation, or a related field.
Closing Date

16 February 2025
Contact Details

Applications must be processed through your local WWF-SA office and can be forwarded, with the requisite documentation to Graduate Development Officer WWF-SA Environmental Leaders Programme: Simonne Stellenboom, sstellenboom@wwf.org.za. Application forms are available at: www.panda.org/scholarships.

Application Address


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