Agric | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

CoBank Undergraduate Scholarship 2011-2012, USA: Agribusiness, Finance, Accounting, Banking

The Department of Applied Economics and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences offering four scholarships which are established to support four students – two students in their studies of Agribusiness, Cooperatives or related areas, and two students in the areas of Finance, Accounting and Banking. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying in the areas of Agribusiness, Cooperatives, Finance, Accounting, Banking or related disciplines.
Applicants should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled during Fall 2011 and Spring 2012. Previous CoBank Scholarship recipients are not eligible.Four scholarships in the amount of $5, 000 each will be awarded.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 13 May 2011

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CRP – ICGEB Research Grant 2011 for Applicants from Developing Countries: basic sciences, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and environmental bioremediation.

The Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – ICGEB Research Grants is a unique source of funding aimed at financing those projects addressing original scientific questions that show a potential contribution of particular relevance for the applicant’s country. The programme was established in 1988 with the specific aim to:
-stimulate collaborative research in Member States;
-promote training of young scientists;
-facilitate the creation of appropriate research facilities in promising Institutes.
The programme provides support for research projects in many fields of basic sciences, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and environmental bioremediation.
Applicants for research grant proposals (identified as “CRPs”) should hold positions at Universities or Research Institutes in any of the Member States listed in the Annex A. The maximum number of project proposals that may be submitted by each country is three (3) and Liaison Officers are requested to submit to ICGEB, on or before the closing date, a final list summarising their
endorsed proposals.
Project proposals must be submitted by the Principal Investigator (PI) in English, in original with one double-sided copy, duly endorsed by the ICGEB Liaison Officer (see Form A for name and full postal
coordinates). Forms submitted without the necessary signatures and endorsement will not be considered. Active collaboration with ICGEB Research Groups is welcome but it is not mandatory to apply for funding. Investigating groups do not qualify for submission of applications:
– if previously awarded projects have not been evaluated and satisfactorily concluded;
-if the University or Research Institute of the PI is based in Italy or India.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
31 March 2011: Suggested deadline for submission to the ICGEB Liaison Officers for endorsement.
30 April 2011: Endorsed applications to be submitted to ICGEB – Office of the Director-General,

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RA and SRF Positions in Plant Breeding and Plant Physiology, IIPR, India

“Walk-in-Interview” will be held at Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kalyanpur, Kanpur for the following positions on Contractual basis. Eligible and desirous candidates fulfilling all the requirements should bring their application giving full details of academic records and experience(s) alongwith attested photocopy as well as original copy of the relevant documents and a passport size photograph. Indian Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR), is a national institute established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to carry out basic strategic and applied research on major pulse crops. Besides generating basic knowledge and material, the Institute also develops appropriate production and protection technologies, production and supply of breeder seeds of improved varieties, demonstration and transfer of technologies and strategic coordination of pulse research through wide network of testing centers across the country.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 22 March 2011

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