Conservation Conference Grants and Internships - Student Conference on Conservation Science(SCCS)

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The Student Conference on Conservation Science is aimed entirely at students.

It helps young conservation scientists gain experience, learn new ideas and make contacts that will be valuable for their future careers.

Over the past 8 years, over 1,170 delegates from over 92 countries worldwide have been hosted at the conference.

Bursaries

SCCS will provide financial support for up to 15 students from developing countries and eastern Europe.

Bursaries can be used to cover travel and conference expenses.

Internships:

This is a scheme that funds SCCS delegates from developing countries and eastern Europe to spend up to one month after the conference with a UK-based conservation NGO or a university department carrying out a project of mutual interest.

Are you eligible?

You must be from a developing country or an eastern European country (and not already based in western Europe or North America).

You must attend the SCCS conference that year.

Costs

The internship will cover:

  • the intern's costs of travelling to the UK from their home country and attending the conference;
  • a stipend of £250 per week for accommodation and food for the duration of up to 4 weeks;
  • sufficient travel costs within the UK.
  • The SCCS coordinators will help with logistic arrangements.

    The host organisations are expected to provide: facilities;

  • the advice or supervision needed;
  • help with any expenses not covered by the internship.
  • Student Conference on Conservation Science(SCCS) will not pay costs and overheads of hosts.

    Interns are expected to submit a brief report on their project within one month of the end of the internship.

    Interns and hosts are also asked to complete a brief feedback form.

    How to apply

    To apply, applicants need to have an agreed host organisation and an outline of the work they will do during their internship period, submitted by 15 November.

    For more information see; Conservation Conference Grants and Internships
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