The Center for International Forestry Research - Master’s Degree Fellowships, US

Publish Date: Sep 28, 2016

Deadline: Sep 30, 2016

About the fellowship

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are pleased to announce master’s degree opportunities for 25 highly qualified Indonesian candidates to study forest and biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and related disciplines in the United States.

Highly qualified candidates are invited to apply now for admission in August 2017.

The deadline for applications is 30 September 2016.



To apply, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dina Hubudin at with the subject ‘USAID/CIFOR fellowship application’.

The fellowship program forms the capacity development component of a CIFOR research program funded by USAID. CIFOR will match qualified candidates with participating US university partners, and assist candidates with various aspects of the university application process.

The two-year fellowship covers tuition fees and living and travel expenses, as well as opportunities to carry out field research in Indonesia linked to CIFOR projects.

Program details

  • Two-year study program

  • Research thesis, to be completed in

    second year

  • Opportunities to carry out field research in Indonesia, linked to CIFOR projects

  • Tuition fees, living and travel expenses covered

  • English-language tuition available prior to commencing the master’s program


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines, including but not limited to: forestry, agroforestry, biology,
    soil conservation and management, wildlife management and biodiversity conservation, forest economics, business administration, anthropology, sociology and gender studies

  • Sufficient TOEFL English language exam score as required by the admitting partner university

  • Sufficient US Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score as required by the admitting partner university

  • Prior work experience in forestry, natural resource management and related fields desirable

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