Course Level: Fellowship is available for participation in international/regional conferences, short-term training courses, training internships at industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, and lecture/demonstration tours and postgraduate studies.
Scholarship Provider: International Tropical Timber Organization
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan
-Only nationals of ITTO Member countries are eligible to apply.
-Awards are to be made to individuals not to institutions.
-Previous ITTO Fellowship awardees are not eligible to apply for another ITTO Fellowship within two years of receiving the first award and submitting to the Secretariat a final report on the activity for which the award was made.
-Consistency of the proposed activity with the Programme’s objective and priority areas;
-Qualifications of the applicant to undertake the proposed Fellowship activity;
-The potential of the skills and knowledge acquired or advanced under the Fellowship activity to lead to wider applications and benefits nationally and internationally;
-Reasonableness of costs in relation to the proposed Fellowship activity.
Additional consideration will be given to: Geographic and gender balance; Balance among the ITTO priority areas; Competency in the language in which the training will be given, where applicable (eg courses, conferences, study tours).
-The ITTO Fellowships are awarded mainly to nationals of developing countries. However, ITTO may award Fellowships to nationals of consumer developed countries when: (a) the activities for which the awards are made are carried out in Producer Member countries and the activities tend to benefit Producer Member countries; and/or (b) there is evidence of technology transfer for activities to be carried out in developed countries.