ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Programme is now accepting applications for 2021-2023 EDGE Fellowships. This cohort is focused on candidates from Latin America, Caribbean and Pacific islands.

  • Click here for the list of eligible species
  • Click here for the Fellowship advert

For more information please visit: www.edgeofexistence.org/apply-now 

The EDGE Fellowship 

ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme is the only global conservation initiative focusing specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history. One of the most effective ways in which the programme is working to secure the future of EDGE species is by awarding two-year Fellowships to future conservation leaders, EDGE Fellows, working on poorly-known EDGE mammal, amphibian, bird, reptile, shark and ray species. EDGE Fellows follow a comprehensive two-year training programme, comprising of:

  • A 4-week Conservation Tools training course at the beginning of the programme to provide Fellows with essential training in techniques to plan and implement their project;
  • A grant of £10,000 to undertake a 2-year project on an eligible EDGE species; 
  • Ongoing technical support and mentorship (achieved via online modules, web-based tutorials/seminars, and field visits) throughout the Fellowship; 
  • A 2-week Conservation Leadership training course in London to support Fellows to scale up their projects

The application deadline is 6th September 2020. All applications will be reviewed by a panel of internal and external experts.