Derek Tribe Award

Crawford Fund


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next anticipated deadline: Jun 14, 2020

Later anticipated deadlines: Jun 14, 2022

Applicant type: Faculty Research Scientist

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda Expand all

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda Expand all

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Overview:

The Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award was inaugurated in 2001 to mark the outstanding contributions of Emeritus Professor Derek Tribe AO OBE FTSE, Foundation Director of the Crawford Fund, to the promotion of international agricultural research. 

The Derek Tribe Award is made biennially to a citizen of a developing country in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the application of research in agriculture or natural resource management in a developing country or countries.

The winner of the award will undertake a visit of about two weeks to agricultural centres in Australia with the intention of enhancing networking and linkages between the recipient’s home institution and country with similar bodies and individuals in Australia. During the visit, the recipient will attend a seminar, or other public event nominated by The Crawford Fund, to receive the Award and to deliver The Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award Address.

Purpose

The Award is made in recognition of distinguished contributions to the application of research in agriculture and natural resource management in a developing country or countries.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The award is open to citizens of developing countries.
    • Developing countries are those listed and declared by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Nominations can only be made by Australian Researchers or Researchers from International Agricultural Centres.
  • Nominations for the Award must be seconded.

Preferences:

  • Some preference shall be given to younger nominees.