The African Women in Agricultural Research and Developement (AWARD) Fellowships 2010 is seeking applications from “African women working in agricultural research and development from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia who have completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in selected disciplines are invited to apply.”

Some 60-70 African women professionals in agricultural research and development who hold a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree will be chosen. The deadline for all applications is 22 March,2010.

AWARD offers tailored, two-year fellowships designed to fast-track the careers of African women scientists and professionals delivering pro-poor agricultural research and development that benefits rural communities, especially women. Our goal is to help them increase their contributions in the fight against hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

The AWARD Fellowships include a series of career development resources designed to:
  • strengthen science/professional skills;
  • augment leadership abilities;
  • enhance visibility and networking; and
  • increase opportunities to share newly acquired skills, inspiring the next generation of African women agricultural researchers and professionals.

Applications

Details and application forms can be found at: www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/resource/award.asp
alternatively application forms can be obtained by writing to AWARDFellows at cgiar.org

Read AWARD News & Views at: http://fellowsupdate.wordpress.com

All queries should be sent to AWARDFellows at cgiar.org

Read the call for applications here