2015 UNESCO Internship for International Students in South Africa and Benin


Two internships will run in 2015, one at the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) in Midrand (South Africa) and one at EPA in Porto-Novo (Benin). AWHF was launched in 2006 to support African State Parties in implementing the UNESCO Convention on the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. EPA was established in 1998 and is a post-graduate university institution specialised in the preservation and promotion of both tangible and intangible heritage.

Two interns will be selected to take part in 2 separate internships. Applicants include students (graduate), professionals or members of natural/cultural heritage and academic institutions (not necessarily within the heritage sector). Applicants must be 30 years of age or below. The project is open to participants from all African countries. Applicants are required to be competent in either English or French, bilingualism is preferable (English/French) and knowledge of Arabic or Portuguese can be an advantage. Eligible female practitioners are encouraged to apply.

The complete application package should be sent at the latest on the 6th February 2015 via electronic emails to: AWHF – Pamela Mac Quilkan (PamelaM4@awhf.net) with copy to EPA (epa@epa-prema.net).

USE THIS LINK FOR DETAILS AND TO APPLY:http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1218



  1. Hello I am an African and a Liberian refugee residing in Ghana at the Liberian refugee camp.Please as a refugee I am begging you for this program in order to get higher education so I can help my people.I do not have the money but please I need higher education.

  2. Hello,
    My name is Houston King siafa a Liberian refugee who lived at the Liberian refugee camp in Ghana.I am applying for this scholarship in order to myself a higher education for myself for self dependency .As such I do not have the money to pay for this program so please help me as one of the war victims from Liberia in order to have this program.Thank you for your usual support as I await you for a fruitful response.
    Houston King Siafa
    a possible applicant

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