Red Panda Network

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Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4415 745
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Press Release

Contact: Rajiv Paudel
Phone: +977-1-4415 745
Email: scholarships@redpandanetwork.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

9 A.M. NST, September 20, 2012

Red Panda Network calls for research proposals

WHAT: RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

WHERE: NEPAL

Applicable to: Nepalese Students

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 20, 2012

 

Kathmandu, Nepal, September 20, 2012: Red Panda Network (RPN) has been committed to the conservation of wild red pandas and their habitat through the research, education and empowerment of local communities in Nepal for the past 7 years. RPN is happy to announce the introduction of the RED PANDA NETWORK SCHOLARSHIP program to provide research grants in the field of red panda conservation. This call invites highly interested and motivated Master’s level students of Environmental Science/Management, Zoology, Forestry and other relevant disciplines.

 

The priority research area will be on conservation status and baseline study on wild red pandas in Jumla, Kalikot and Jajarkot districts of Western Nepal. RPN will select two best proposals voted by a panel of renowned wildlife researchers of Nepal. The maximum amount of the grant will be NPR 35,000 for each student and the deadline for submitting the proposal has been set for [ UPDATE – DEADLINE EXTENDED til End of November ]November 30, 2012.

 

For more information, early pre-registration, and to view the detailed application guidelines, please go to http://www.redpandanetwork.org/get-involved/scholarship