This program awards grants to train students for master's &/or doctoral degrees & provide additional postdoctoral training for Fellows who have completed their doctoral degrees at colleges and universities that have demonstrable teaching and research competencies in the food & agricultural sciences. Grants are specifically intended to support fellowship programs that encourage outstanding students to pursue & complete their degrees or obtain postdoctoral training in areas where there is a national need for the development of scientific & professional expertise.
Post-doctoral Fellowships will not be awarded in FY 2005. In FY 2005, applications are being solicited in the following national need areas: (1) animal, microbial, or plant molecular biology, including genomics & bioinformatics; (2) natural resources & the environment; (3) agricultural systems & natural resource engineering; (4) marketing & management; (5) food science & human nutrition; (6) human or family science &consumer sciences; & (7) multidisciplinary &/or multi-institutional programs.
Who can apply:
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Eligible functional categories:
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowship Grants
For the entire Request for Applications document, which includes mailing addresses, contact information, and forms, click here.
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Office of Extramural Programs