NSW & ACT: Crawford Fund IRRI Scholarship

Crawford Fund
Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Are you enrolled in a PhD degree or employed in a position related to agriculture, and are in the ACT or NSW?

As part of the Crawford Fund’s efforts to encourage the next generation in international agricultural research, two of committees are offering awards to undertake three weeks’ intensive training (worth approx. $6,000 each) at the world-renowned International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines from 29 July to 16 August 2019.

The course is designed to open young scientists to the challenges and opportunities of rice science in order to meet the global challenges of food security and to improve the livelihoods of resource-poor rice producers.

Key Criteria:

  • Applicants for the course should be Australian citizens, aged <35 years, be currently enrolled in a PhD degree in an agriculture-related subject area at an ACT or NSW university or employed in related agricultural research in the region
  • There is one position available in both ACT and NSW and the selection of the two awardees is contingent on post-interview approvals from the Principal Supervisor, Associate Supervisor and the PhD scholarship funder, agreeing with the participation of the scholar or employee
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