Funding and Fellowships

Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) FELLOWSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES 2015

The Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) invites grant applications from doctoral candidates around the world leaving behind the 28 EU member states and EEA_EFTA states for the Erasmus Mundus Fellowships programs.

About AgTraIn Fellowships

A fully integrated three-year Ph.D. Programme with focus on: Continue reading

Call for Research Ideas: Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC)

As part of a new strategy to underpin food security, the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (CRP WHEAT) will establish a multidisciplinary partnership to capture global expertise and resources, tentatively named the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium -HeDWIC.
Development of HeDWIC is being facilitated by The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) in consultation with an international group of stakeholder organisations, under the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat.
In order to launch this initiative and to frame

Call for Applications for 2015 AWARD Fellowships

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.

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Call for applications - Scholarships for Master of Science in Agriculture, Plant Breeding

Call for proposals - Program for emerging agricultural research leaders 2014 - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Pre-proposal deadline: September 7th, 2014 11:59pm PST

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks proposals for agricultural research with the potential to increase the sustainable productivity of smallholder farmers in developing countries. Sustainable productivity includes tackling the underlying social and economic determinants of productivity, such as gender equity, environmental issues, and healthy, diverse diets.   Continue reading

Call for applications: Advanced Genomics and Bioinformatics Training Workshop 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya

The workshop is organised by the Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute Hub (BecA-ILRI Hub) in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) and will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, August 18-29, 2014. It aims at strengthening the capacity of NARS researchers in bioinformatics, computational biology Continue reading

Becas de Excelencia del Gobierno de México para Extranjeros 2015

La Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE), a través de la Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID), convoca a extranjeros interesados en  realizar estudios en México, en los niveles de especialidad, maestría, doctorado e investigaciones de posgrado, así como programas de movilidad estudiantil de licenciatura y posgrado, a participar en la “Convocatoria de Becas de Excelen Continue reading

2015 Mexican Government Scholarship Programme for International Students

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Mexico has announced the 2015 Mexican Government Scholarship Programme for International Students. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is registered as a recipient institution for postgraduate students to perform research on:  Continue reading

Pre-announcement of the 2nd Call of the European Research Area-Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences Initiative

The ERA-NET Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS) will issue its second Transnational Call for Proposals for Collaborative Research Projects on January 14th, 2014. The Call Notice will be published at and respective sources of information. The purpose of this pre-announcement is to enable interested parties to build their consortia and start preparing their proposals. Continue reading

Request for Applications - The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP)

Applications are invitedf from sub-Saharan African students for the Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) fellowships.  Applications must be received by 14th June 2013 to be considered for fellowships beginning September 15th, 2013 to September 14th, 2014. Continue reading

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