Rotary unesco ihe-scholarship first impressions

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Rotary unesco ihe-scholarship first impressions

  1. 1. Rotary’s Strategic Partnership with UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education First ImpressionsDelft, The Netherlands (D1600) Rotary Scholarship Program
  2. 2. Outline of Presentation• UNESCO-IHE• Partnership with The Rotary Foundation (TRF) • Aligned with “Water & Sanitation” Focus Area• Packaged Grants • Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals• The first batch of Rotary-students• First Impressions• Future Planned Activities Rotary Scholarship Program
  3. 3. About UNESCO-IHE• Based in Delft, the Netherlands• Largest post-graduate water education institution• Global student body• 98% of graduates return to home country; 87% still active in water sector• http://www.unesco-ihe.org/ Rotary Scholarship Program
  4. 4. Why is TRF Partnering with UNESCO-IHE? • Impact global water and sanitation challenges • Long-term investment in water and sanitation by increasing access to graduate education • Support goals of the Water & Sanitation area of focus • http://www.rotary.nl/nieuws/unesco.doc/ Rotary Scholarship Program
  5. 5. Packaged Global Grant:Scholarships for Water and SanitationProfessionals• Rotarians will recommend 8 students per year• Available to students admitted to 3 select MSc programs• For first year, 2012-13, students must be from pilot areas • In 2013-14, scholarships will be available globally Rotary Scholarship Program
  6. 6. Packaged Global Grant:Scholarships for Water and SanitationProfessionals cont.• Focus on building long-term connections in the student‟s home country• Entire cost of scholarships funded by UNESCO-IHE and TRF Rotary Scholarship Program
  7. 7. The first Batch of Students (2012-2014) The 2012-2014 batch: Temesgen Adamu (Ethiopia, not on picture), Godfrey Peterson Baguma (Uganda), Kenechukwu Okoli (Nigeria), Annet Ahimbisbwe (Uganda), Rafiu Jimoh (Nigeria), Bernice Asamoah (Ghana), Juma Haineni (Kenya), Gonzalo Duro (Argentina) and Emanuela Cappucini (Italy) Rotary Scholarship Program
  8. 8. Welcome Party October 2012 Rotary Scholarship Program
  9. 9. Visit Rotary World President at UNESCO-IHE November 2012 Rotary Scholarship Program
  10. 10. Future Planned Activities• March 2013 – Water Seminar D1560 (tbc)• April 2013 – District Conference D1600 (tbc)• May 2013 – Excursion RC Vlaardingen 80 (tbc)• Club Visits in 2013 to Rotary Clubs in D1600 that provided host-counselors for 2012-2014 Students • RC „s Gravenhage-Zuid • RC Delft-Vrijhof • RC Voorburg-Vliet • RC Delft-Vermeer• Our Rotary UNESCO-IHE students have their own Facebook Page, follow them on: • http://www.facebook.com/RotaryScholarshipProgramUnescoIhe Rotary Scholarship Program

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