Selection Criteria

Fifteen participants will be selected from eight HKH countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. By the time of application, applicants should be a full-time faculty member or researcher employed by a higher education or research institution among current HUC full members.

Applicants must have at least 15 years progressive experience in water research and/or water resource management. Inter- or trans-disciplinary and/or trans-boundary experience in collaborative research, training, and policy-science dialogue is highly desirable.

Age requirement: below 46 for men, and below 51 for women. Women and people of minority/indigenous backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

A good working knowledge of English and general good health for international travel are mandatory.

Key Dates:

  • Date of Circulation: 22 January 2018
  • Deadline for application: 17:00 Nepal Standard Time, 5 February 2018
  • Notification of selection: 15 February 2018
  • Program Dates: 8 April – 19 April 2018

The WLP will be held in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia, along with classroom modules in Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide, and field visits along the Murray River.