FSC Short-term Scholarships for Developing Countries in Germany, 2016

FSC Short-term Scholarships for Developing Countries in Germany , and applications are submitted till April 11, 2016. Food Security Center (FSC) is inviting applications for short-term scholarships open to postdoctoral and PhD students from developing countries or developed countries. These scholarships are offered to conduct their research and career at the University of Hohenheim. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply for a scholarship. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): University of Hohenheim. Germany

Level: Research

Field(s): Scholarships are available for students interested in an interdisciplinary and international (post-) graduate education in food security relevant issues. There are certain topics provided by the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences and Business, Economics and Social Sciences from which the applicants have to select as their doctoral research topic when they are applying for the scholarship.

List of Subjects: Sociology of Agriculture and Food, Agricultural Engineering, Nutrition and Health, Biological Chemistry and Nutritional Science and Economics

Deadline: April 11, 2016.

Funded By: The Food Security Center (FSC), a university center of excellence in development collaboration, at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.Beneficiaries(Target Groups): FSC Short-term Scholarships are targted for applicants from developing countries of the OECD DAC List are eligible to apply. List of Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Armenia, Angola, Kenya, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Cape Verde, Benin, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Bhutan, Congo, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Burundi, Egypt, Cambodia, El Salvador, Central African Republic, Georgia, Chad, Ghana, Comoros, Guatemala, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guyana, Djibouti, Honduras, Equatorial Guinea, India, Eritrea, Indonesia, 

Ethiopia  Kosovo, Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Guinea, Micronesia, Guinea-Bissau, Moldova, Haiti, Mongolia, Kiribati, Morocco, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 

Nicaragua, Lesotho, Nigeria, Liberia, Pakistan, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Paraguay, Mali, Philippines, Mauritania, Samoa, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Swaziland, Nepal, Syrian, Arab Republic, Niger, Tokelau, Rwanda, Ukraine, Sao Tome and Principe, Uzbekistan, Senegal, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu,  Yemen and Zambia

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: not specified

Scholarship covers: The scholarship includes award for a stay at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany.

Postdoctoral students: The monthly grant is EUR 2.150

  • Travel costs to and from Stuttgart will be covered

PhD students: The monthly grant is EUR 1,000

  • In addition, FSC pays for traveling to and from Hohenheim
  • Proofed costs for a health and liability insurance will be refunded for an amount up to EUR 100
  • Successful applicants can select from the regular course catalogues of the international MSc and PhD study programs offered by the University of Hohenheim (also including the courses offered in the PhD Program “Global Food Security”).

Description

Food Security Center (FSC) is inviting applications for short-term scholarships open to postdoctoral and PhD students from developing countries or developed countries. These scholarships are offered to conduct their research and career at the University of Hohenheim. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply for FSC Short-term Scholarships .

The scholarships aim at increasing their previously gained scientific knowledge and skills relevant to food security-related issues. Finally, FSC aims at establishing an active, long-lasting collaboration with the supported researchers and their home institutions through an interactive alumni-network.

The Food Security Center (FSC) is a university center of excellence in development collaboration at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.

Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written English.

Eligibility



Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the FSC Short-term Scholarships programme 

Be able to conduct innovative research

Have excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit

Be able and willing to work well in an interdisciplinary, multicultural environment with individuals -from different scientific, societal and cultural backgrounds and with organizations from the public, private and civil society sector

Be available for the entire period of the research stay of 3 months

Be a national of developing country according to OECD DAC List

Entrance Requirement: PhD students must be currently enrolled in a doctoral program and postdoctoral students must have PhD degree in agriculture, nutritional, natural, social, economic or political sciences, or related disciplines with specification on food security related issues.

Test Requirement: No

Language Requirement: Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written English.


Scholarship Application Method

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

Scholarship Applications are due on  April 11, 2016.

The following documents must be submitted in English:

  • Checklist/Guideline
  • Abstract of Master/Diploma Thesis
  • PhD Research Proposal
  • Recommendation Letter 1
  • Recommendation Letter 2

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 FSC Short-term Scholarships


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