Monsanto’s Beachell–Borlaug International Scholars program for a Ph.D. in rice or wheat plant breeding
Study Subject(s):Recognizing the importance of rice and wheat in global food security:Plant Breeding and Genetics
Scholarship Provider: Monsanto
The award can be taken at: Develoing and other Countries
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To be eligible, applicants must:
Have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Plant Breeding and Genetics or related area
Be enrolled or accepted in a Ph.D. rice or wheat breeding program and meet all entrance requirements
Be advised by a professor at the university where the degree will be awarded
Be eligible to attend school in a foreign country
For students enrolled in universities in Australia, Canada, Western Europe and the U.S., the collaborating institution’s professor/scientist must be located in a developing country and not in Australia, Canada, Western Europe or the U.S. For students enrolled in universities from all other countries, the collaborating institution’s professor/scientist must be located in Australia, Canada, Western Europe or the U.S. Collaboration with CGIAR center scientists/professors augment the quality of the application but do not fulfill the developed country requirement of the program. Applicants previously enrolled for their Ph.D. would be eligible for nomination to the program. Such applicants would have two or more years left on their dissertation research before completing their Ph.D. program.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Description: Monsanto’s Beachell–Borlaug International Scholars program
Provides a full package of support, including a generous student stipend, tuition, applicable fees, health insurance, research fees and travel, as well as funds for the collaborating institution and advising professor
Supports projects that allow the student to develop advanced breeding techniques, as well as experience conducting at least one season of field work in a developing country
Is open to students worldwide who are seeking a Ph.D. in rice or wheat plant breeding.
How to Apply: By Email
application Deadline: February 1, 2012.