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
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
‣ 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
PhD students: The monthly grant is EUR 1,000
‣ 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 .
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.
Food Security Center (FSC) is a university center of excellence in
development collaboration at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart,
‣ Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written English.
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
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
Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written
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:
‣ 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.