April 29, 2009

Denmark: COP15 Climate Scholarships for International Students to Study Climate Change

COP15 Climate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Climate Change
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters, research)
Provider: Government of Denmark
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
Climate change is one of the major challenges that our world faces today. Denmark offers a number of full scholarships for students wishing to go into studies concerning 'climate change'.

In December 2009, Denmark will host the United Nations Climate Change Summit.

To emphasise the importance of sustainable climate solutions, the Danish government is now launching the 'COP15 Climate Scholarship' for highly qualified students.

Background
In line with the overall aim of securing a climate friendly Climate Conference, the Danish Government has decided not to give any gifts or conference-kits for COP15 participants.

The resources saved is instead used to create the ‘COP15 Climate Scholarship', which gives a number of international students the opportunity to pursue a masters degree within climate change studies at a university in Denmark.

Eligibility
Highly qualified students in the area of climate change

Participating Institutions
Any university in Denmark

Fields of study
A range of excellent two-years Master's programmes, including MSc programmes in wind energy, environmental engineering or sustainable energy planning.

The following master programmes are available under the scholarship programme.

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
This scholarship will cover for two years - the duration of the Masters program

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships, which cover both tuition fees and living expenses, are made available for a range of excellent two-years Master's programmes, including MSc programmes in wind energy, environmental engineering or sustainable energy planning.

How to apply
Applications are made directly to the university.

When you apply for a masters programme, you should indicate your interest in applying for the COP15 Climate Scholarship.

Note that it is important to visit the official website (link to it is below).

Greenland
Some students will be selected by their university to undertake field work in Greenland.

For discussing climate change, please visit my.studyindenmark.dk. Learn more about the United Nations Climate Change Conference

Application Deadline: Enquire from provider
Open to International students: Yes

More COP15 Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Denmark for International Students

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