Open for application: Early Career Fellowship Programme - Future Agricultures

Last week we informed you on the existence of the Early Career Fellowhip Programme of Future Agricultures Consortium. Now, the Future Agricultures Consortium is proud to announce the 3rd call of this grant programme to support talented young researchers working on African agricultural policy.Interested? Fill out the Application form. The deadline for applications is 17 February 2012. The ECFP is available to early career professionals working in Africa and the UK. Both full-time and part-time appointments are available and all fellowships will include mentorship support from a senior FAC researcher affiliated with a FAC partner institution. The awards will support original field-based and policy-oriented research on African agriculture.Three types of award available: 
  • Africa-based, one-year full-time post-Masters or post-doc fellowship
  • Africa-based, one-year part-time post-Masters or post-doc fellowship
  • UK-based six-month full-time post-doc fellowship
Applications should be in line with one of FAC’s eight thematic areas: This year, special consideration will be given to applications that correspond to the following Special topics for 2012.  Applicants are however not limited to these topics so long as their application are in line with one of FAC’s eight themes. .