Institute of Water and Flood Management
BUET, Dhaka - 1000, Bangladesh
Postgraduate Programs in Water Resources Development
October 2010 semester
South Asian Water (SAWA) Fellowship
For Postgraduate Studies in Integrated Water Resources Management
(Woman candidates are encouraged to apply)
Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies (BCAS) announce SAWA fellowship program for Postgraduate Diploma (PG.Dip.) in Water Resources Development (WRD) program at IWFM, BUET. The degree programs of IWFM are focused on IWRM. The fellowship program is organized by the Crossing Boundaries (CB) Project (Regional Capacity Building on IWRM and Gender & Water in South Asia) with financial support from the Netherlands Government. The CB project is administered by SaciWATERs (South Asian Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies), Hyderabad, India and the Irrigation and Water Engineering group at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Other partner institutions from South Asian region are Anna University and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) from India, University of Peradeniya from Sri Lanka and Nepal Engineering College from Nepal.
Ten fellowships will be provided for pursuing PG.Dip. (WRD) (Tk.10,000/- per month for full time students). Fellows will have opportunities to attend regional workshops and form network with fellows in other partner institutions of South Asia.
Because of the special emphasis of CB project, woman candidates will be given preference for fellowship.
An applicant must have either a four year Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Physical science/ Biological science/ Environmental science/ Urban & Regional Planning/ Economics/ Agricultural Economics or an equivalent degree from any recognized institution. A candidate not having a four-year Bachelor’s degree must have a Master’s degree with honors. In addition, all other rules and regulations of BUET regarding admission will be applicable. Candidates having a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering may apply only for admission into the program without fellowship.
Last date of application for admission and fellowship is November 07, 2010. Application materials can be collected from BUET Registrar’s office. Classes commence on November 24, 2010.
Candidates for fellowship will be selected on the basis of two stage written examination/interviews, one for admission and one for fellowship. The schedule of examination/interviews will be announced on November 10, 2010 and can be seen at the IWFM notice board, BCAS (House 10, Road 16A, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212) and IWFM website.