Two Fellowship opportunities will be available for 2010 to carry out research on conservation and use of Plant Genetic Resources. The Fellowships are supported by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., United States and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), Australia.
Applications are invited from nationals of developing countries, aged 35 or under, holding a masters degree (or equivalent) and/or doctorate in a relevant subject area. The list of eligible countries is available on the World Bank web site: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/DATASTATISTICS/Resources/CLASS.XLS ("Income group": "low-income" and "lower-middle income" only).
Deadline for applications: 8 November 2009.
For a description of topics, criteria and application procedures please download "Announcement", "Application form" and "Guidelines for preparation of research proposals" from here below or send a request to Andie Dimitriadou.