Agriculture / Award / Scholarship

U.S. Department of Agriculture – Borlaug fellowships 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2015 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists, researchers, and policymakers from 34 eligible countries. Fellows will work one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency, usually for 6-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration.

The application deadline October 31, 2014.

Fellowship focus: Training and collaborative research opportunities for scientists, researchers, and policymakers.

Themes: Include soil and water management; agricultural genetics and breeding; livestock health and management; agricultural processing; biotechnology; climate change; biofuels; and others (varying by eligible countries)

Activity: Fellows work with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency — usually for 6-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor later visits the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration.

Visit the Borlaug Fellowship Program Application page to learn more about the program and to apply online.

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