“The UNESCO Fellowships
Programme provides opportunities for innovative
training and high-level studies through the granting
of short-term postgraduate fellowships for the
benefit of UNESCO’s Member States and Associate
“Only applications submitted and endorsed by the
National Commission of the candidate’s country will
be examined. The UNESCO Secretariat cannot entertain
requests from individuals.”
Graduate and Postgraduate candidates for study
abroad wishing to:
•Undertake advanced research;
•Upgrade skills; or
•Attend specialized or refresher courses.
•Candidates from LDCs (Lest Developed Countries),
SIDS (Small Island Developing States) as well as
from PCPD countries (post conflict/post disaster)
and/or in transition.
•University degree, i.e. at least a B.A. or B.Sc.
•Be not more than 45 years of age.
Applicants must have exceptional merit, and have
demonstrated that they possess outstanding potential
to contribute to the social, cultural and economic
development of their country.
Candidates must be proficient in reading and writing
the language of instruction in the proposed country
Field of study:
All applications must be closely aligned with
“UNESCO’s expected strategic objectives and
programme priorities” as decided by the 161st and
165th session of the Executive Board (161
EX/Decision 3.6.3 and 165 EX/Decision 8.6
It is therefore recommended that the proposed study
programme(s) coincide(s) with the designated
priorities for each of the fice Major Programme as
described in the approved Programme and Budget for
2010-2011 (35 C/5 ).”
The deadline to submit applications is 30 April
2010. For more information, visit this