2019 World Forest Institute International
Fellowship Program

Applications Now Being Accepted!


The award-winning World Forest Institute International Fellowship program brings natural resource professionals from around the world to our World Forestry Center headquarters in Portland, Oregon, USA. The Fellowship is a 6-month professional development program designed to help you take your career to the next level. You will join a global cohort of professionals in weekly study tours around the Pacific Northwest learning how natural resources are managed in this part of the world. You will conduct interviews with experts in your field of study and visit people and places that will advance your knowledge and skills. Fellows return home with new ideas and new motivation to create change in their home countries.

Sharing about the forests of your country
We are looking for motivated professionals who want to explore, expand their knowledge and networks, and engage with others in forestry. Fellowships are open to any country, including U.S. citizens. The Fellowship program offers partial scholarships through the Harry A. Merlo Foundation, but applicants must be able to cover at least 50% of the program fee ($5,000). Over two decades, 140 Fellows from 46 countries have participated to date. The Fellowship term is 6-months with a non-negotiable start date of April 1, 2019. Application deadline is Oct 15, 2018.

There is One Scholarship for one outstanding candidate this year!!

posted: 25 September 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.