African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Fellowships
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), a project of the CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program, is now accepting applications for its 2010 fellowships.
AWARD offers tailored, two-year fellowships designed to fast-track the careers of African women scientists and professionals delivering pro-poor agricultural research and development that benefits rural communities, especially women.
The AWARD Fellowships include a series of career development resources designed to:
strengthen science/professional skills;
augment leadership abilities;
enhance visibility and networking; and
increase opportunities to share newly acquired skills, inspiring the next generation of African women agricultural researchers and professionals.
The fellowships are open to African women working in agricultural research and development from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, 'Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia who have completed a bachelor's, master?s or doctoral degree in selected disciplines. Applicants must be nationals of the above listed countries and be available in Africa throughout the fellowship period.
The deadline for all applications is March 22, 2010.
Details and application forms, plus answers to frequently asked questions can be downloaded at http://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/resource/award.asp
Application forms can also be obtained by writing to AWARDFellows@cgiar.org
See also: http://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/resource/award.asp
9th March 2010