AGRA Borel Global Fellowship Program at the University of Delaware, 2019

Scholarship Description: In conjunction with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, AGRA is offering AGRA Borel Global Fellowship Program for the international student.

The program provides opportunities for one to two students per year to complete an MS degree at Delaware University while conducting research in their home country in the area of critical need.

Scholarship Provider: Delaware University is committed to excellence in undergraduate and undergraduate education, research and service. It exists to cultivate learning, develop knowledge and foster the free exchange of ideas.

Degree Level: The fellowship is open for the BS degree program

Available Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in the field of plant science, agronomy, horticulture, agricultural economics, wildlife ecology, entomology, soil science or microbiology or related discipline

Scholarship Benefits: Stipend of up to $18,000/year, A stipend of $1,125 per month, full waiver of tuition valued at $53,000 and many more things

Eligible Countries: African students are eligible to apply

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:

The fellowship is open for African students with a BS degree (or equivalent) in plant science, agronomy, horticulture, agricultural economics, wildlife ecology, entomology, soil science or microbiology or related discipline. They must have 3-5 years of work experience post-graduation in the agricultural sector.

Application Procedure

The application mode is online (electronically).

Before applying to UD’s graduate program, send all documents directly to AGRA (JNaibei@agra.org) with the subject line “Borel Global Fellows Program.”

Following documents are required

  • Statement of interest (2-page max)
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • Up to three letters of reference
  • A letter of commitment from an African research institute, or university pledging to provide the fellow with in-kind research support for the African portion of their fellowship.

To apply for this fellowship, the applicants must need to take admission to the university.

Deadlines: March 22, 2019

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