Call for Applications for 2015 AWARD Fellowships
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills through tailored fellowships. AWARD is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and well-being of African smallholder farmers, most of whom are women.
Eligibility: Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, or Zambia, who have completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, in various disciplines, are eligible to apply. There is no age restriction.
Closing date: 08 August 2014
Contact: awardqueries at cgiar.org
L’Oréal and UNESCO — Fellowships for Women Scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa 2014
Women scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for the 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO regional fellowships. The program offers five fellowships of €5 thousand each to African Ph.D. students, and another five fellowships of €10 thousand each to African postdoctoral researchers. The age limit for applicants is 40 years for Ph.D students, and 45 years for post-doc researchers.
Closing date: 21 August 2014.
Contact: email@example.com or +254 20 7622620.
Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) — John Dillon Fellowship for Young Agricultural Scientists
ACIAR awards the John Dillon Fellowships to young agricultural scientists and economists in developing countries for professional visits to Australia. The fellowships aim to develop leadership skills in agricultural research management, agricultural policy, and/or extension technologies. Applicants are citizens of ACIAR's priority partner countries who spend several weeks at one or two host Australian organizations. ACIAR funds eight to ten John Dillon fellowships per year.
Closing date: 31 August 2014
Netherlands Organization for Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) — Netherlands Fellowship Programs 2014-2015
The Netherlands Fellowship Programs (NFP) offer opportunities for professionals in 50 developing countries to pursue masters degrees, PhD studies, and short courses in the Netherlands. Individuals applying for fellowships must be admitted to the relevant academic programs in order to be eligible for funding. Programs include subjects in agricultural and veterinary sciences; sustainable energy; marine biology; water resources; environmental governance; and various other areas related to environment and natural resources.
Closing dates vary by sub-programs: 06 May 2014 and 07 October 2014
The world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)
With the world’s largest South-South PhD and post-doctoral research fellowship programme, TWAS helps early-career researchers to gain education and experience at top global science institutions.
More information on fellowships: http://www.twas.org/opportunities/fellowships
More information on research grants: http://www.twas.org/opportunities/research-grants
VLIR-UOS Training and Master Scholarships
VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow a training course or Master’s degree program at a university or university college in Belgium. The Master’s programs, lasting one or two academic years, focus on specific problems of developing countries and/or are relevant to developing countries in a more general sense.
Closing date: Determined by the Program
For more information: http://www.vliruos.be/4273.aspx
For general questions: firstname.lastname@example.org