Research Program in the field of Agriculture for the applicants Armenia, Paraguay, Rwanda and South Sudan, 2012
Study Subject: Agriculture
Course Level: Research
Scholarship Provider: USAID
Scholarship can be taken at: Armenia, Paraguay, Rwanda and South Sudan
HED will only consider applications from regionally accredited, degree granting, U.S. higher education institutions (two- and four-year colleges and universities). U.S. colleges and universities may apply individually or in partnership with other institutions. Consortia applications are welcomed. HED encourages applications from or with the participation of Minority-Serving Institutions. In an effort to work with and strengthen local tertiary institutions, the HED program will engage U.S. institutions of postsecondary education (including universities, colleges, and community colleges) as core development partners in each of the activities funded under the program. Funding will be obligated through the U.S. institution to the cooperating institutions and stakeholders in the target countries in a fair, transparent, and open manner through program investments that will both develop and leverage the capacity of the local institutions to meet the human and institutional capacity needs of their country.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Armenia, Paraguay, Rwanda and South Sudan
Scholarship Description: HED expects to make one (1) award of up to $1,080,000 for the period October 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015 for a partnership between one or more higher education institution(s) in the United States and the Faculty of Agriculture at the National University of Rwanda (NUR) in Butare, Rwanda. The partnership’s goal is to increase women’s access to advanced degrees in agricultural sciences and women’s empowerment in agriculture.
Deadline: June 20, 2012
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