Orskov Foundation: Student Grant

The Orksov Foundation


Grant amount: Up to £2,500

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Afghanistan; Armenia; Bangladesh; Belarus; Belize Expand all

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Overview:

The Orskov Foundation helps individual students with funding to cover training needs.

The student grants are only provided to help support costs of training at a university or similar organisation other than the university/college in which applicants are registered at the time of the application.

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

Eligibility:

  • Eligible students MUST be registered for graduate degrees and MUST be able to demonstrate that they have full support from the relevant university department/organisation that they are seeking training from.
  • Applications must demonstrate the potential to alleviate poverty and/or provide sustainable environmental benefits. 

Preferences:

  • Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will:
    • Have the potential to alleviate poverty and
    • Provide sustainable environmental benefits, including adaptation/mitigation to the impact of climate change. Training outwith these areas will not be funded.

Ineligibility:

  • Applications from students registered at university in a country not classified by the UN as lower middle income, or low-income will NOT be funded.
  • Applications seeking funding for equipment, or attendance at conferences, will NOT be funded.
  • Applications seeking funding to cover the costs of complete Bachelor, Masters or Doctorate courses, or parts of Bachelor, Masters or Doctorate courses will NOT be funded.
  • Applications seeking funding to cover the costs of Bachelor, Masters or Doctorate research projects will NOT be funded.
  • Applications that cannot demonstrate the potential to alleviate poverty and/or provide sustainable environmental benefits will NOT be funded.
  • Applications from students not studying degrees related to agriculture, land use or the environment will NOT be funded.