Application Form

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.  Please note you are required to upload your CV, and provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words.

Country of residence*


Date of Birth*
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Highest level of education*


Is English your mother tongue?*

If the answer is no, please provide evidence of your English language ability (for example, most recent test scores, Europass Language Passport or an equivalent assessment)


This is a requirement for your application. If you do not submit a personal statement, your application for GESA 2018 will not be considered.

Please include a statement, of no more than 500 words, that describes how you plan to build upon your academic background and practical experience to develop a future environmental leadership role in academia, civil society, government or the private sector. You can copy and paste text from a word processing document into the above field. Please respect the word limit (or your application will not be considered) and express your ideas in simple, clear English.

Curriculum vitae *

Please attach a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages) that includes your educational qualifications, work experience, and a list of your most significant awards, publications and conference papers. You may follow the instructions for creating a Europass Curriculum Vitae if you wish. Include the names, institutional affiliations and email addresses of two referees who could, upon request, provide a candid assessment of your academic ability and potential to become an environmental leader. (You are not required to send letters of recommendation with your application.) Please note that the maximum file size is 2MB and file formats accepted are .rtf .odf .pdf .doc and .docx.


Do you have any source of support for your course fees, living costs and travel? *

Please let us know how you heard about GESA: from a friend or colleague, a listserv, an organisation, a funder, the GDF newsletter, or another source?

Please don't forget to include your personal statement before you submit your application.

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