Agriculture, Forestry & Food Science Fellowship (George Weston Limited)

Association of Commonwealth Universities

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Grant amount: Up to £5,000

Anticipated deadline: May 8, 2020 3:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Faculty Working Professional

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Barbados Show all

Location of residency: Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Barbados Show all

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Overview:

ACU Titular Fellowships, funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities' Development Fellowships Fund, aim to enable the universities of the Commonwealth to develop the human resources of their institutions and countries through the interchange of people, knowledge, skills and technologies.

Subject areas: Agriculture/ Forestry / Food science / Food technology

Tenure of Fellowship

Travel must take place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020.

  • The tenure of research-focused fellowships must be for a period of between one and six months
  • The tenure of fellowships not focused on research can be between two weeks and six months


Value of Fellowship

Up to 5000 GBP and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be professional or academic staff of (or a nominee of) an ACU member university (external nominees should be working in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country).
  • Tenable either at any ACU member university outside the applicant's home country, or in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country other than the applicant's home country.
  • Those working in universities may hold a fellowship in either another ACU member university abroad or in industry, commerce or public service abroad; but those working in industry, commerce or public service can only hold a fellowship at an ACU member university.
  • The fellowship can be used for either a collaborative academic research visit, or a collaborative fact-finding visit.

Ineligibility:

  • Fellowships are not intended for degree courses, or for immediately postdoctoral programmes. 
  • Applicants should be aware that Titular Fellowships allow for small scale conference or course attendance within a wider programme but that applications will not be considered where the primary or sole purpose is the attendance of the applicant at a conference or course.