Please note that in order to qualify for full subsidies, applicants from countries in Africa, Madagascar and Southeast Asia may ONLY apply for courses in their home region.
If you do not complete the application form in one sitting, your progress will be saved and you can return to continue with the same application as long as you use the same computer to access the application.  We do however advise that you prepare your answers to the questions in advance so that you can copy and paste them directly in.

Note: Responses for questions 22-26 should be limited to the number of specified characters and NOT words

We need this information in order to assess your suitablity for a TBA field course. 
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* 1. Surname/family name

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* 2. First name

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* 6. Email addresses

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* 8. Skype Address

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* 9. Phone numbers

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* 10. Please write the name of your current University. (if you are not a student please write 'na')

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* 11. Undergraduate degree status:

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* 12. More information about your undergraduate degree:

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* 13. Masters degree status:

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* 14. More information about your masters degree:

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* 15. PhD degree status:

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* 16. More information about your PhD degree:

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* 18. In what year are/were you a member of this institution?

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* 19. Employment status:

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* 20. Please state your course preferences. (Remember that applicants applicants from countries in Africa and Madagascar, and from Southeast Asia may only apply for courses in their home region.

  1st choice 2nd choice No preference
Botswana (2nd to 29th June)
Borneo (1st to 28th October)

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* 21. More information about your employment:

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* 22. Please give brief details of any employment history, stating your job title, employer, dates of employment and main duties (max 2000 characters including spaces):

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* 23. Please give details of any extra curricular activities that you think are relevant to your application (max 500 characters including spaces):

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* 24. Why do you wish to attend a TBA course? (max 2000 characters including spaces)

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* 25. What is it about tropical conservation specifically that inspires you? (max 1000 characters including spaces)

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* 26. What are your current career plans/aims? (max 500 characters including spaces)

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* 27. We will require your application to be supported by two referee letters. At least one referee should be able to attest to your academic record, and at least one referee should be able to discuss your interest in tropical conservation.

You will need to approach your referees and request them to submit their supporting letters by 1st March 2019. 

Please forward them this link to access the downloadable referee support form

Your referees will need to Email their supporting letters to the appropriate office:

for applicants from countries in AFRICA and MADAGASCAR: courses-africa@tropical-biology.org
for applicants from countries in SOUTHEAST ASIA: courses@tropical-biology.org
for all OTHER applicants: courses@tropical-biology.org

Could you please enter the details of your two referees below

Referee 1

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* 28. Please enter their email address

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* 29. Referee 2

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* 30. Please enter their email address

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