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Offer: Scholarships available for African, Caribbean and Pacific countries - e-Learning Course on Social Media Tools

In the framework of their collaboration aiming to jointly develop a series of learning programmes in the field of knowledge management, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have developed the course Innovative Collaboration for Development, an e-learning course on social media tools.

UNITAR is pleased to announce the opening of registrations of a special session, taking place from 25 July to 23 September 2011. A maximum of 40 participants will be accepted in this session.

Scholarships available for African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

The Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) will grant a limited number of scholarships, covering the full course fee of EUR 600, exclusively to candidates from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.

Interested candidates must complete the scholarship form and submit it when completing the online application form. The number of scholarships is limited (maximum 30) and a selection process will take place.

Note that applicants from other countries may also apply on a full-fee payment basis. The course fee in this case is USD 850.

Application and Fees:

1) For ACP country candidates applying for a scholarship:

Download and complete the scholarship application form. The completed form must be uploaded when you register online.

Apply directly here:

The application deadline is: 4 July 2011.

Successful candidates who are awarded a scholarship will be advised accordingly some days prior to the start of the course. If you do not hear about the outcome of your scholarship application by the course start date, please consider that you were unsuccesful in securing the scholarship in this instance.

2) For applicants from other countries:

The course fee is USD 850. Please note that no fee waivers apply in this case.
Interested applicants can apply online here:
The application deadline is: 4 July 2011.

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