9th August 2019.
The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative creates opportunities for young people in the environmental sector in developing countries to unfold their full potential. By giving small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, the Initiative aims to strengthen environmental Civil Society Organizations capacity and efficiency. The mission of the JWH Initiative is thus to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organization as potential future leaders.
The JWH Initiative aims to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world.
The JWH Initiative work with a nomination process which means the participants cannot apply themselves. Environmental Civil Society Organizations and nominators working in these organizations identify suitable candidates within their organizations or networks and either themselves, and/or in collaboration with the candidate, fill in the nominating form.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Civil society Organization.
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
The 2019 call is now open until August 9, 2019.
- The JWH Initiative grants can only be used by individuals for their personal leadership development. The grant is in no case to be used for any activities which do not directly benefit the leadership and learning of the grantee. The grant money can therefore not be used for:
- Implementing or developing any projects.
- Paying indirect costs, administration fees or salaries of other persons besides the grantee.
- The nominator should be someone who knows the candidate well and is familiar with her/his aims and goals and can vouch for her/his bona fides. Self-nomination is in no case accepted by JWH Initiative.
- Candidates should be young people who work or are affiliated with environmental CSO’s in developing countries and emerging economies who have shown potential for and interest in further developing their leadership (The initiative generally define ‘young’ as individuals under 35 years of age).
- It mainly refers to people who work in junior positions in their organizations who have the potential and ambition to develop into a leadership role. The candidate, furthermore, has proof of an excellent track record in: fully embracing the idea of sustainable development with a focus on ecological sustainability; being committed to working for the CSO sector; showing potential and ambition towards becoming a leader in his/her field of work, such as being inspirational to others, working with communities, etc.
- Application for nominations must be done in English.
- Individuals from these countries cannot participate: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.
The following grants are available:
- 2.500 Euro.
- 5.000 Euro.
- 7.000 Euro.
First Step: Download the nomination from from here. it must be filled by the nominator not the candidate.
Second Step: Prepare the following requirements which must be included in the email:
• A completed nomination form;
• A copy of the candidate’s CV;
• A recent digital picture of the candidate that clearly shows the face (front view).
Third Step: All applications must be submitted electronically through email, addressed to: Daan Robben – Coordinator JWH Initiative ([email protected]).
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Hesham Galal / Egypt “
Reviewed by “ Nada Ahmed / Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team