African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowship in Togo, 2018

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Applications are invited for African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) for women scientists from Francophone Africa. AWARD is working toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for the African continent by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation.

The Award Fellowship is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowships, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills.

AWARD is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowship, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to women scientists.

Study Subject: All domains in agriculture and food are eligible.

Scholarship Award: The Award Fellowship package includes:

Fostering Mentoring Partnerships

  • One-to-one monthly mentoring by a senior scientist or professional for each AWARD

Fellow Developing Leadership Capacity

  • Participation in the internationally recognized AWARD Women’s Leadership and Management Course or the AWARD Leadership Skills Course Select Partners For a complete list of partners, visit www.awardfellowships.org African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre P.O. Box 30677-00100 United Nations Avenue, Gigiri , Nairobi, Kenya +254 (0) 20 722 4242 awardqueries-at-cgiar.org www.awardfellowships.org
  • Support to host a community role-modelling event

Building Science Skills

  • Participation in AWARD Science Skills Courses, with an option of science or proposal writing
  • Opportunities to compete for advanced science training at leading international universities and institutions.

Scholarship can be taken in Togo

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.
  • Education: completed bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree. Discipline: all domains in agriculture and food are eligible. Priority will be given to scientists working on research to benefit the sorghum and millet value chains, seed systems, and agroecological transitions.

Nationality: Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is October 7, 2017.

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