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Inter-American Foundation — Research on Grassroots Development in Latin America 2017-2018

The Inter-American Foundation supports PhD research in Latin America and the Caribbean on themes related to grassroots development. Past projects have included topics in agriculture, watershed management, and climate change (among others). The competition is open to citizens of the USA and citizens of independent Latin American and Caribbean countries (except Cuba) who are PhD […]

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis — Young Scientists Summer Program 2017

IIASA invites doctoral students worldwide to participate in its Young Scientists Summer Program held at IIASA’s headquarters in Laxenburg, Austria. The selected participants work with IIASA’s senior scientists in research on energy, ecosystem services, water, risk policy and vulnerability, and other topics. Scholarships are available from IIASA’s national member organizations. A limited number of scholarships […]

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Heinrich Böll Foundation — University Studies in Germany 2017

The Heinrich Böll Foundation annually funds approximately 1,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students across all subjects and nationalities for university studies in Germany. Preference is for applicants working in the subject areas of the Foundation such as climate and energy, resource governance, and ecology and green development (among others). The special focus regions for international […]

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World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Educational Fellowships 2017

The Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program supports studies in conservation at masters and doctoral levels anywhere in the world. The 2017 fellowships focus on four priorities: (i) climate change in relation to conservation (Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Guatemala, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Uganda, Vietnam, and Zambia); (ii) sustainable food systems and […]

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U.S. Department of Agriculture — Borlaug Fellowships in Agricultural Science and Technology 2017

The Borlaug Fellowship Program supports short-term research projects to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security in over developing countries. It offers training and collaborative opportunities for agricultural research, international agricultural economics, leadership, and policy. The program lists the eligible countries, and the research priorities for each of them. Fellows work one-on-one with a […]

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Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Biotechnology Fellowships in USA

The IUSSTF announces the 2017 Khorana Program for Scholars. The program will provide a stipend, airfare, and health insurance to enable Indian students to undertake 10-12 weeks of research at U.S. universities in areas of biotechnology, including agricultural biotechnology.  The deadline for applications is 30 November 2016. Link

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The Nature Conservancy — NatureNet Science Fellows 2017

The Nature Conservancy invites applications for the NatureNet Science Fellows program. This is a trans-disciplinary postdoctoral fellowship program of worldwide scope in partnership with several U.S. universities that represent traditional and non-traditional disciplines relevant to conservation science. Fellows will work with a Nature Conservancy mentor and a hosting senior scholar(s) at one of the partner […]

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MasterCard Foundation — Scholarships for Africans at Michigan State University 2017

The MasterCard Foundation funds citizens and residents of Sub-Saharan Africa for graduate studies at Michigan State University, USA. The fields of study at MSU include agriculture and natural resources; veterinary medicine; natural sciences; and many others. Applications for undergraduate scholarships close 04 January 2017. Applications for graduate scholarships close 01 February 2017. Link

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation — Georg Forster Research Award

The Georg Forster Research Award supports the work of accomplished researchers who are expected to continue to develop research-based solutions to specific challenges facing transition and developing countries. Nominees must be nationals of a developing or transition country, excluding the People’s Republic of China and India. The Foundation particularly encourages the nomination of qualified female […]

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Royal Agricultural College — Land and Food Fellowships for Africans 2017

The UK’s Royal Agricultural College (RAC) offers fellowships to African students enrolled in its masters programs in subjects of rural development, sustainable agriculture and food security, business management, and international food and agri-business. The RAC seeks applicants who have experience in agriculture and related subjects; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make […]

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