Crawford Fund Fellowship for Developing Countries Students in Australia. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): Australian agricultural institution | Australia
Field(s): Training will emphasize the application of knowledge to increase agricultural production in the Fellow’s home country.
Deadline: 28 June 2013.
Funded By: The Crawford Fund
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Crawford Fund Fellowship is targeted for Students of Following Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Kiribati, Vanuatu or Vietnam.
‣ Award No: Not Specified.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Fellowship is offered up to three months.
‣ Scholarship covers: The Recipient shall be entitled to a return economy airfare to and from Australia, graduate student standard accommodation and subsistence during the tenure of the Fellowship and comprehensive medical insurance for the period of the Fellowship.
‣ The aim of the Crawford Fund Fellowship is to provide further training to a scientist from a developing country whose work in the field of agriculture, fisheries, forestry or environmental protection has shown significant potential.
‣ The training shall take place at an Australian agricultural institution and the training will emphasize the application of knowledge to increased agricultural production in the Fellow’s home country.
‣ The Crawford Fund Fellowship is open to citizens of selected developing countries.
‣ The nominated countries may change with time.
‣ Nominees will be actively engaged in the practice of some aspect of agricultural research or extension and may be undertaking formal postgraduate study.
‣ The successful recipient will be below the age of 35 years on 1 January in the year of the Fellowship Award.
‣ In determining the successful nominee, the selection committee shall take into account the candidate’s professional history and experience, and the impact of his/her contributions in the application of research and development in agriculture in a developing country or countries.
‣ This impact should be identified where possible in terms of benefits to agricultural production.
‣ Preference shall be given to applicants who have not previously accepted a similar award.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Nominations for the award should be made by at least two persons with experience in agriculture and who have a good knowledge of the nominee’s background.
‣ The nominations must include the nominee’s full name and title, communication details, education qualifications, and professional experience.
‣ Any special aspects to the advantage of the candidate should be included.
‣ The nominators should provide evidence indicating the nominee’s fluency in English.
‣ The second proposer should be the Officerin-Charge of the nominee’s Institute, Department, etc.
‣ Nominations are confidential. Nominations must be made on the application form obtainable from the Crawford Fund by post or via emailing office at Crawford-at-crawfordfund.org.
‣ Scholarship Applications due date:The closing date for nominations for the 2013 fellowship is close of business on 28 June 2013.
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