[Coral-List] EDGE Corals Fellowship call 2017

Kirsty Richards kirsty.richards86 at gmail.com
Wed May 3 08:58:40 EDT 2017

*Calling all early-career marine conservationists*

The 2017 EDGE Corals Fellowship call is now open!

Would you love to conduct your own reef research project but can’t find the
funding or support?!

Do you need that first break to kick start your career in conservation?

We could love to hear from you!

The EDGE Fellowship Programme is more than just a source of funding. In
addition to receiving a grant of up to £10,000 across 2 years, EDGE Fellows
attend two regional training courses; undertake online modules in relevant
topics; and receive one-to-one support from a scientific advisors based at
ZSL or a partner organisation.

Our Fellowship programme provides structured training for early-career
conservationists to undertake an applied research or conservation project
on a local EDGE species – including several *marine mammals, turtles and

This year we are looking specifically for potential Fellows from *Latin
America and the Wider Caribbean* to design and conduct research projects on
one (or more) species of EDGE *Coral*. We are also happy to hear from the
diving community and anyone who is passionate about their local reef and
would relish the opportunity to learn more.

More information on the EDGE Coral species and application guidance can be
found here.. www.edgeofexistence.org/conservation/become_fellow.php

*The application deadline is 17:00 (GMT), 16th June 2017*

*Please contact Kirsty.richards at zsl.org <Kirsty.richards at zsl.org> with any

*Many thanks,*


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