2014 BHEARD Scholarship for Bangladeshi Applicants in USA


2014 BHEARD Scholarship for Bangladeshi Applicants in USA, and applications are submitted till 15th July 2014. USAID is offering Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) Program to support long-term training. It is for agricultural and food security researchers and policy advisors at the master’s and doctoral levels. These scholarships are for Bangladeshi applicants. Priority will be given to applicants who desire training in the following subject areas: Agribusiness, Agri-Economics, Fisheries, Horticulture and Plant Pathology (Virology sub-discipline). Training programs will cover up to three years of courses for doctoral students. Course work will be undertaken at a U.S. or regional university and the student’s research project will be conducted in Bangladesh. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Research Degree

Field(s): Priority will be given to applicants who desire training in the following subject areas: Agribusiness, Agri-Economics, Fisheries, Horticulture and Plant Pathology (Virology sub-discipline)

Deadline: 15th July 2014.

Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2014 BHEARD Scholarship is targeted for the students of Bangladesh

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Scholarship is offered for up to three years.

Scholarship covers: Training programs will cover up to three years of courses for doctoral students. Course work will be undertaken at a US or regional university, and the student’s research project will be conducted in Bangladesh.


Description 

Under its Feed the Future initiative, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Borlaug Higher Education Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) Program.

Implemented by Michigan State University (MSU), the BHEARD program honors the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug.

The 2014 BHEARD Scholarship program will support long-term training of agricultural and food security researchers and policy advisors at the master’s and doctoral levels.

This is a major new effort to increase the number of agricultural scientists and policy advisors and strengthen scientific institutions in developing countries.

Eligibility

The 2014 BHEARD Scholarship Trainee Selection Committee will review applications and select candidates based on the following criteria:


‣ Current and future role at one of Bangladesh’s agricultural research institutions or universities listed above.


‣ Bangladeshi national residing in Bangladesh.


‣ Strong academic performance at the Bachelor’s level (first or upper second class pass) or Master’s level.

‣ Relevant educational background and professional experience.


‣ Strong written and spoken English language skills, as determined by the applicant’s score on either the TOEFL or the IELTS exam.


‣ Under 35 years of age for PhD applicants; an exception may be made for female PhD candidates up to the age of 40.

Notification:

‣ Only short-listed candidates will be notified and contacted for interview.

Scholarship Application Method

 Applicants are required to apply by email.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 15th July 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2014 BHEARD Scholarship


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