UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) invites Fully paid scholarship

News Lobesa, Bhutan - 10th May 2019

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for academic year 2019-22 in Bhutan

The UNESCO Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang, Bhutan is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for four years Bachelors degree program in Forestry to be undertaken at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan from July 2019 to July 2022.

The selected candidates each from SAARC countries are encouraged to apply for the program in their respective SAF country offices.

The scholarship will cover:

Eligibility Criteria

  Candidate should

Selection procedures

Document to submit

All candidates applying for UMCSAFS scholarship program should submit the following documents to the SAF offices of the respective SAARC countries.

  1. Class XII Certificate
  2. Class XII Transcript/Marksheet
  3. English Language Proficiency Certificate
  4. A copy of Citizenship ID card and valid passport
  5. Security clearance certificate from respective countries
  6. Medical fitness certificate from competent government hospital of respective countries
  7. Birth Certificate
  8. Contact: e-mail address and mobile phone numbers of the candidate

A copy of documents for the selected candidates should be sent to office of SAF Bhutan for final assessment and acceptance into the program. All the accepted candidates should produce original documents at the time of admission at College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Bhutan


SAF Bhutan Chapter: www.jamchongthuendrel.org

UWICE: www.uwice.gov.bt

CNR:  www.cnr.edu.bt

Important dates

  1. 10th June, 2019: All the required documents of the selected candidates should reach the office of Program Director, Madanjeet Singh Center for South Asia Forestry Studies, UWICE, Lamai Goempa: Bumthang. The document should be sent to ktshering@uwice.gov.bt and copied to dtshomo@uwice.gov.bt
  2. 20th June, 2019: Candidates shall be informed on the selection results via e-mail or phone calls. Accepted students shall be informed on legal and travel documents required
  3. 30th June 2019: Last date for selected scholarship students to send copy of Passport and other required documents (will asked by UMCSAFS)
  4. 15th July 2019: Students should arrive Bhutan to process all immigration formalities
  5. 19th July 2019: UMCSAFS students travel to CNR
  6.  21st  July 2019: Reporting and enrolment in College of Natural Resources
  7. 22nd July, 2019 : Orientation program