Welcome to the application process - 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 19 - 22 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 address

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* 8. Mobile phone number including international dialing code (please just enter numbers do not use the + sign)

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* 9. WhatsApp Mobile Phone number (including international dialing code, do not use the + sign)

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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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* 17. Employment status:

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* 18. More information about your employment or internship/volunteer programme:

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

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

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* 21. What are your current career plans/aims and how will the TBA course be relevant? (max 500 characters including spaces)

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* 22. Please tell us more about you and why you should participate on this course, giving details of any extra curricular activities that you think are relevant to your application (max 500 characters including spaces):

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* 23. 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 31st March 2024. 

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: courses-africa@tropical-biology.org
for applicants from THE REST OF THE WORLD: courses@tropical-biology.org


Could you please enter the details of your two referees below

Referee 1

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* 24. Please enter their email address

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* 25. Referee 2

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* 26. Please enter their email address

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