2012 AWARD Fellowship for African Women in Agricultural Research and Development, Kenya

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development funded Fellowship for African  Women in  Agricultural Research and Development, Kenya 2012

Study Subject(s): Agricultural Research and Development
Course Level:Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development.
Scholarship can be taken at: Kenya

Eligibility:Women agricultural scientists who are nationals 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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, or Zambia.

Scholarship Description: AWARD is a professional development program that strengthens the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science, empowering them to contribute more effectively to poverty alleviation and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. AWARD is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development.AWARD is a professional development program that strengthens the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science, empowering them to contribute more effectively to poverty alleviation and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. AWARD Fellows benefit from a two-year career development program focused on establishing mentoring partnerships, building science skills, and developing leadership capacity. The fellowships are awarded on the basis of intellectual merit, leadership capacity, and the potential of the scientist’s research to improve the daily lives of smallholder farmers, especially women.

How to Apply: By Electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 7, 2012

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