Announcement: Fellowship Programs

We are pleased to announce the availability of fellowship programs from IFAR and AWARD:
IFAR’s Role: IFAR is a results-oriented foundation that supports partnerships, collaboration, and awards as a means of fostering scientific excellence in agriculture and related fields. It’s mission is to recognize and promote scientific excellence involving the work of international agricultural research centers (CGIAR Centers) supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and their partners; Promote science through professional development; and give priority to Africa and South Asia. The 2010 Program builds on the experience of having supported a total of 79 scientists over the past seven years. This year, up to 12 grants will be awarded under the IFAR Fellowships, including the Ravi Tadvalkar Memorial Scholarship. For more details visit IFAR’s web site at www.ifar4dev.org. The deadline for receipt of proposals is March 10, 2010.

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
The 2010 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowships is now accepting applications from African women working in agricultural research and development from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia who have completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in selected disciplines. Applicants must be nationals of the above listed countries and be available in Africa throughout the fellowship period. For more information, please visit the website: http://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/resource/award.asp. For application forms, write to AWARDFellows@cgiar.org. The deadline for all applications is on March 22, 2010.