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Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Fellowship

Provided by: Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation

Awards

Up to $35,000

Deadline

Varies

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is open to doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers conducting applied research that serves to improve management and conservation of coral reef resources and habitats. The selected Fellows will have research opportunities in a number of locations in the wider Caribbean, South Pacific, Southeast Asia and Indian Oceans spanning the period of 2010-2013. Fellows may receive up to three continuous years of financial support based upon annual performance reviews. Candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and have the knowledge and expertise needed to develop a dissertation topic related to the mission of the Foundation and its role in marine conservation. Ph.D. candidates must also meet the requirements of graduate programs at accredited universities. Applications must originate from the accredited university or research centers. Ph.D. Fellows must engage in a thesis or dissertation that has direct application to the planned Living Oceans Foundation Global Reef Expedition. Preference will be given to applicants who will use data collected during the Foundation Expedition in the course of their thesis or dissertation. postdoctoral research Fellows must engage in research during the Global Reef Expedition. Research may also include field sampling during the Expedition, with sample processing undertaken at the Fellows home institution between legs of the Expedition.