Sunday, January 17, 2010

Scholarship for Marine Research


Call for Applications for 2010 Since 2000 the International Ocean Institute presents a Scholarship of Swiss Francs 10,000 annually for one woman from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) involved in marine related research activities to improve their knowledge in the subject of attending training or University Degree programmes.

The scholarship has been established to honour the memory of the late
Danielle de St. Jorre, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Environment and
Tourism of the Republic of the Seychelles and a member of the Governing
Board of the International Ocean Institute, in consideration of all she
did in her short life for the benefit of her country, the small island
developing states and the world at large.

The International Ocean Institute hereby invites applications and
nominations for the 2010 scholarship.

You may wish to use the Scholarship for attending the eight- week Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management (Canada, 19th May - 16th July 2010 -, or the five-
week Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean
and Eastern European Countries at the University of Malta
(November-December 2010 -

Further information on the Scholarship is available in the attached
document as well as guidelines for interested applicants.

The application must include a CV and a statement giving the reason for the
application or nomination, including how the applicant or nominee
intends to use the scholarship if awarded.

Applications may be made initially by email before the deadline and followed by a mailed signed original application. The explanatory note on the scholarship, as well as on the eligibility and evaluation criteria is included in the attached Guidelines. Applications should be sent to:

Ms A Vassallo, Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ, P.O. Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, MALTA.
[email protected]; [email protected]
IOI Headquarters, Malta, 2010

List of Eligible Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

* Africa: Cape Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Sao Tome and
Principe, Seychelles;

* Asia and the Pacific: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam,
Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia,
Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,
Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu;

* Latin America & the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican
Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, St
Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad & Tobago, US Virgin Islands.

A Vassallo
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ Malta
PO Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, Malta
Tel: +356 21 346529
Fax: +356 21 346502
Email: [email protected]

Madeleine Coffen-Smout
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute
Dalhousie University
1226 LeMarchant Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3P7

Tel: 1 902 494 6918
Fax: 1 902 494 1334
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Guidelines


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