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Agricultural women scientists are called from Africa to apply for this fellowship.

 

The Gender and Diversity program invites applications for fellowships under the AWARD Program.

The fellowship will support African agricultural women scientists from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with PhD degrees, including those in post-doctoral positions and women scientists with MA/MSc/MPhil/BA/BSc degrees.

Scholarships for African Women – Disciplines

Crop sciences (including horticulture), soil sciences, animal and livestock sciences,plant and animal animal virology, agroforestry, agricultural economics, aquatic resources and fisheries, food sciences and nutrition, natural resource management and ecology, biodiversity conservation, entomology, agricultural extension education, molecular biology (applied to plant/animal breeding) and water and irrigation management.

Scholarships for African Women Application Forms The application forms have been divided into three categories:

  • Post-PhD/Post-doctoral to be completed and submitted by women scientists with a minimum qualification of PhD degree.
  • Post-MA/MSc/MPhil to be completed and submitted by women scientists with a minimum qualification of MA/MSc/MPhil degree.
  • Post-BA/BSc to be completed and submitted by women scientists with a minimum qualification of BA/BSc degree.

The fellowships will offer a tailored and comprehensive package aimed at increasing skills, visibility, networks and contributions in the service of fighting hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

For more information on AWARD Fellowships and application materials, see: AWARD Scholarships for African Women

 

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