The Rotary Foundation and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have teamed up to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, The Rotary Foundation will provide grants to Rotary clubs and districts to select and sponsor a limited number of students each year.
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands
Level/Field(s) of study:
2-month Master of Science degree program in Water and Sustainable Development, in one of the following thematic tracks:
Number of Scholarships:
Water and Sanitation Professionals
TRF awards scholarships of approximately €36,000, paid directly to UNESCO-IHE. Funding to cover additional costs (including international travel) related to participation in the academic program will be coordinated by UNESCO-IHE.
Students eligible for this scholarship must be provisionally admitted to eligible degree programs at UNESCO-IHE (see above). Students must also live or work near a Rotary club.
Students admitted to IHE Delft Institute for Water Education’s 12-month Master of Science program in Water and Sustainable Development can be nominated by a local Rotary Club in their home community by submitting the application form for a scholarship to the Rotary/IHE Delft committee in the Netherlands, together with the student’s resume and the IHE Delft admission letter. Only completed application forms fully supported and submitted by the sponsoring Rotary Club will be considered. You can consult this website to find your nearest Rotarian club: https://my.rotary.org/en/search/club-finder.
The deadline for applying for admission to one of the IHE eligible MSc programs is 1 April 2022. The sponsoring Rotary Club submits your application to the Rotary/IHE Delft selection committee in The Netherlands before 15 April 2022.
It is important to read the 2022 Rotary Scholarship for Water and Sanitation Professionals at IHE Delft – application form and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.un-ihe.org/rotary-scholarships-water-and-sanitation-professionals