Master of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Water Resources

Scholarship Information

- VISIT index of Swiss Foundations , scholarship information in German/French
- SIAF Award, Research Grant, information in German
- EXPLORE options listed below.

- You will be considered for special MAS scholarships that are available through Swiss Foundations. The MAS coordinator, Darcy Molnar, will submit your applications to the foundations, who will then select the recipients of their scholarships.
- As MAS scholarships are limited, please also CONTACT your Ministry of Education for scholarship information relevant to your country and EXPLORE options listed below.

Swiss Scholarships for University Studies
Excellent financial support for international students. Applications must be submitted to your local Swiss embassy by OCTOBER in order to participate in the MAS the following year.
Details can be found at Swiss Government Scholarships

WWF Fellowships for Nature
Details can be found here (Deadline mid-JANUARY)
and ALSO here

UNESCO Programme
Details of UNESCO Fellowships Programme can be obtained from the National Commission of the candidate's country. All applications MUST go through the National Commission of the candidate's country.
Information about UNESCO Fellowships and the addresses of National Commissions can be found here
Information about UNESCO/JAPAN Young Researchers award is available here (Deadline mid-January, 3-9 month award)

Aga Khan International Scholarship Programme
Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis to applicants from the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar, France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada. Preference is given to students under 30 years of age. Applications accepted as of JANUARY.
Details at Aga Khan Scholarships


Global Environment Projects (GEF)
GEF Project database:
Some examples of GEF projects in Latin America:
Sustainable Management of the Water Resources of the la Plata Basin with Respect to the Effects of Climate Variability and Change
Design and Implementation of Pilot Climate Change Adaptation Measures in the Andean Region
Adaptation to Climate Change through Effective Water Governance (Ecuador)

World Bank Projects
Search for World Bank projects at: World Bank Projects and Operations

World Bank Project "Adaptation to the Impact of Rapid Glacier Retreat in the Tropical Andes"
Example of World Bank project in Latin America: Adaptation Program for Glacier Retreat In The Andes


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