UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships

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UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships

UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships; Full UNESCO scholarships for short courses now open to nationals of developing countries.

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Training scholarships & short course scholarship grants for international students. Short course grants.

The fellowships offered under this scheme are of short term duration (6 months maximum) and are intended for specialized training at the postgraduate level.

Priority targets are promising and qualified specialists who seek to undertake advanced research or to upgrade their skills and knowledge of state-of-the-art developments in their field of study or work.

Short Course Fellowship Objectives

Training and fellowship schemes constitute for UNESCO a strategic means for attaining sustainable human development and for fostering of international understanding and a culture of peace.

UNESCO fellowships contribute towards the genuine sharing of knowledge and expertise in which each party, whether teacher or student, gives and learns.

The UNESCO Fellowships Programme, through the award and administration of fellowships, study and travel grants, aims to:

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  • Contribute to the enhancement of human resources and national capacity-building in areas that are closely aligned to UNESCO’s expected strategic objectives and programme priorities; and,
  • Increase fellowships co-sponsorship arrangements with interested donors and extra budgetary funding sources through the Co-Sponsored Fellowships ProgrammeShort Courses Fellowship – Target candidates:

    Graduate and Postgraduate candidates for study abroad wishing to:

  • Pursue training;
  • Undertake advanced research;
  • Upgrade skills; or
  • Attend specialized or refresher courses.

For more information and short course fellowship application forms as well as short courses currently accepting applications, see; UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships & UNESCO/ISEDC (Russian Federation) Co-Sponsored Fellowships

For a list of UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships generally available, see: List of UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships