The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) provides fellowships through the ITTO Fellowship Programme for students to develop human resources and enhance expertise in member countries in tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines, promoting sustainable management of tropical forests, efficient utilizing and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information on the international trade in tropical timber.
The maximum amount for a fellowship is US$10,000. ITTO Fellowships provides tuition/training/conference fees, transportation fees, daily subsistence allowance, book allowance and other allowances. For post-gradate studies, only a partial tuition fee or a small research grant can be provided. Approved Fellowships are non-transferable to other programmes or institutions
Only nationals of ITTO Member countries are eligible to apply.
- Participation in international/regional conferences, short-term training courses, training internships at industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, and lecture/demonstration tours;
- Technical document preparation, publication and dissemination, such as manuals and monographs;
- Small grants for post-graduate studies.
ITTO gives preference to short-term activities.
Human resources, tropical forestry, tropical timber industries and related disciplines, sustainable management of tropical forests, utilization and processing tropical timber.