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The Charlotte Conservation Fellows Program


To provide support for African nationals pursuing Master's degrees or doctoral research. The program was launched in tribute to the late Charlotte Kidder Ramsay, a long-time conservationist.


Applicants must:|1. Be nationals of eligible countries: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.|2. Be 21–40 years of age.|3. Have secured a place at an appropriate university and be ready to commence studies within one year of the award of the fellowship. Students applying to study in African universities will be given special consideration.|4. Have exemplary work experience of not less than five years that demonstrates a strong commitment and outstanding motivation to the conservation of Africa's natural heritage.|5. Have a field research plan, which has a direct link or is relevant to AWF and host country conservation needs.|6. Demonstrate that they will remain working in conservation in home country in order to use their skills to make a contribution to conservation. Applicants should submit a letter of recommendation or support from their employer to show that they are engaged in conservation in home country|If they are in the diaspora, they should get a letter of recommendation from a relevant government ministry to demonstrate their willingness to return to home country to work in conservation.|7. Qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

Up to $25,000

Application procedure

See the website for details.

Closing date

See the website for details

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Postgraduate

African Wildlife Foundation

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the African Wildlife Foundation by using the links below.


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