You can study for MA, PhD or Post Doc in any African country or Canada.
It provides assistance to Canadian and developing country graduate students with a university degree in Agriculture, Forestry or Biology, who wish to undertake post-graduate, applied on-farm research with cooperating farmers in a developing country.
Applicants must be citizens of a developing country.
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program (Master’s, doctoral, post-doctoral) at a recognized university in Canada or in a developing country for the duration of the award period.
Award tenure corresponds with the period of field research. In general, this will be between eighteen months and twenty-four months.
The value of the award is up to $30,000 CAD per year. If there is strong evidence of significant potential benefits, the award may be extended upon re-application.
Fellowship holders will commit to provide IDRC with three brief progress reports per year.
Deadlines: October 1 (awards will be announced by mid-December). Tenure must be undertaken by December of the following year.
For further details, and application materials, contact: The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship Website