Call For Application 2014 - Award Fellowship

Posted by Shofi Fida Sunday, July 21, 2013 0 comments
Closing Date: August 9,2013.

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.

AWARD Fellows benefit from two-year fellowships focused on fostering mentoring partnerships, building science skills, and developing leadership capacity. Fellows stay in their institutions, continue their research, and travel to AWARD training courses held in various locations in Africa.

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, particularly in the disciplines listed below, are eligible to apply. There is no age restriction.
§  Agricultural economics
§  Agricultural engineering
§  Agronomy
§  Animal and livestock sciences
§  Aquatic resources and fisheries
§  Biodiversity conservation
§  Crop science
§  Ecology
§  Entomology
§  Extension education
§  Food science and nutrition
§  Forestry and agroforestry
§  Horticulture
§  Molecular biology (plant/animal breeding)
§  Natural resources management
§  Plant/animal virology
§  Soil science
§  Veterinary sciences
§  Water and irrigation management

Fellowships are awarded on the basis of intellectual merit, leadership capacity, and the potential of the scientist’s research to improve the livelihoods of African smallholder farmers, most of whom are women.

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