How are Pacific Desk participants selected?
How do I apply?
The admission screening will consist of representatives from the Pacific Desk. The final selection team will be comprised of representatives from the Pacific Desk, NOAA / NWS and other partnering organizations. The team will strive to create a cohort that appropriately represents the governments, technical areas, gender and ethnicity.
Who is eligible to attend?
To apply to the Pacific International Training Desk, please visit our How to Apply page where all pertinent information is displayed.
What is expected of each National Weather Service or Meteorological Office?
The Pacific Desk application criteria are flexible. The selection team will evaluate applicants based on their: Formal Education Experience Candidates: Must be a citizen of one of the following Pacific Island Countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, […]
What is the anticipated size of each cohort?
The successful functioning of the Pacific Desk requires collective efforts from all jurisdictions to: Disseminate and distribute program information and initiate the application process. Encourage potential candidates to apply. Support candidates throughout their training time to ensure they successfully complete the program. Ensure that the absence of the nominee during his/her studies abroad will not […]
Each cohort will have 2-5 participants.