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Master's Degree (MSc) Programme Scholarships on Integrated Dry lands Management 2009

The Joint Master’s Degree (MSc) Programme on Integrated Dry lands Management brings together different expertise and scientific resources of the partner institutes to build advanced human capital, generate and adapt global knowledge for local solutions in dry lands. The programme provides young professionals and scientists an international perspective on integrated resources management approaches in dry lands and allows them to gain practical experience in different dry land countries. Throughout the programme, a strong emphasis will be placed on multidisciplinary approaches.

The MSc Programme will offer two components:

  1. a short intensive course
  2. field research leading to the development of a Master’s thesis.

Tuition Fee and Scholarship

Tuition fee for the MS Programme is US $5,000 including costs of course delivery, supervision and examination. The tuition fee will be waived for those students who are recipients of a fellowship. A limited number of Fellowships will be provided to qualified candidates from developing countries on a competitive basis. These fellowships will cover the travel costs between the country of origin and IRA, CAREERI, ICARDA and TU, as needed.

How to apply

An application form must be completed and submitted by email or fax. Application forms are available online, and can be downloaded at

or can be requested via email at

The following supporting documents must be submitted together with the application form:

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • Detailed MS research proposal
  • Two letters of reference
  • Evidence of English proficiency (eg. TOEFL score or certificate)

NB: For those documents not originally in English, they must be accompanied by an official English translation. Deadline for submission is 31 July, 2009. Please send your fully completed application form and supporting materials to:

MS Programme Committee

United Nations University – International Network on Water, Environment and Health
175 Longwood Rd. South, suite 204
Hamiliton, Ontario L8P 0A1 Canada
Fax: +1 905 667 5510


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