Scholarships & Fellowships

Opportunities through education

Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women

The International RiverFoundation’s Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women gives women from developing countries the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women’s participation in water and river management.

Ken Thiess Memorial Scholarship

The Ken Thiess Memorial Scholarship builds capacity in Integrated Water Resource Management to improve outcomes in developing countries. Awarded to a people from developing countries, the scholarship enables a student to study the International WaterCentre Master of Integrated Water Management in Brisbane, Australia by funding tuition, living expenses, travel allowances, visas and health cover, as well as attendance at the International Riversymposium.