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Lien Environmental Fellowship

Nan yang Environment & Water Research Institute Community Development (NEWRIComm)

NEWRIComm is a member of the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) (, which is ranked among the world’s top 9 notable water research organisations.

The Foundation drives institutional capacity building to address crucial community needs, and empowers individuals to reach their full potential. It seeks to enhance educational opportunities for the disadvantaged, excellence in eldercare and environmental sustainability in water and sanitation. The Foundation’s Life before Death initiative seeks to get people thinking and talking about a universally taboo subject — death & dying — and to highlight the urgent need for improved care for the dying

About the Fellowship 

The Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute Community Development (NEWRIComm) is inviting applicants from universities, research organisations and government agencies for the Lien Environmental Fellowship (LEF) Programme award. The LEF Programme aims to enable successful candidates to develop and improve water, sanitation, and renewable energy (waste-to-energy) for developing communities in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.

 Eligibility: ·

 Academics and researchers from universities and research interests in Central Asia, South-East Asia and South Asia may apply.

 Applicants must possess a PhD degree. Applicants with Master’s degree may be considered if they have substantial relevant work experience.

Monetary Support ·

Up to two return economy airfares from the recipient’s country to Singapore; · A monthly allowance of S$2,500 for the Duration: of the recipient’s stay at NEWRI. Whenever the fellowship phase is carried out at Fellow’s home institution, the allowance to be discussed shall be pro-rated. · Accommodation shall be provided (on campus whenever possible); · Laboratory and prototyping costs.

Duration: 6 Months 

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