The student research competition aims to build the capacities of young specialists in the sustainable management of natural resources in the Central Asian countries. The competition is organized within the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for Aral Sea Basin project.
Main topics of the competition:
All thematic areas should be directly or indirectly related to climate change processes in the Central Asian region.
Gender and gender policy in the management of natural resources.
The competition is open for students from universities within the Central Asian region, who plan to focus their research on:
Proposed research will be a part of the applicant`s dissertation and must be completed until January 2021 and findings and recommendations to be presented on the Climate Conference in February 2021.
The Evaluation Process
Applications will be screened by the commission consisting of representatives from academic institutions in Central Asia.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR SELECTED APPLICATIONS
The competition winners will be provided with financial support to carry out their research in the amount of up to US$ 1,500. This support will be based on the reimbursement of actual expenses incurred by the students during the research. Eligible costs include expenses associated with field trips, surveys, laboratory tests, printing, etc.
Interested applicants should complete the online registration. It will require the following steps: