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Netaji Subhas – ICAR International Fellowship- 2017/2018 - Closing Date: Thursday, 25th June 2017.

The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has announced invitation for application for overseas nationals having Master’s degrees in Agriculture and Allied Sciences for the Netaji-Subhas – ICAR International Fellowship ( ICAR-IF) for the year 2017/2018. Click here for further information.

 AREF Research Development Fellowships 2017 - Closing Date: Wednesday, 28th June 2017.

The Africa Research Excellence Fund announces its third call for applications for AREF’s transformative Research Development Fellowships. The Programme aims to enhance the research competitiveness of emerging African researchers with leadership potential who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa. An AREF Fellowship supports a developmental placement of three-to-nine months in a leading research organisation in Europe or Africa with time either side of the placement for preparation or follow-up. Applicants will need to demonstrate a credible, ambitious vision for their research on a human-health challenge for Africa; and a transformational, well-supported development plan that would be significantly enhanced by the Fellowship. Click here for further information.

OWSD PhD fellowships for Women - Closing Date: Friday, 30th June 2017.

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) invites applications for the OWSD Fellowships for Women. The "Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centre’s of Excellence in the South" are offered to female researchers who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a doctorate degree in the natural sciences. The fellowships are to be held at a center of excellence in a developing country outside the applicant's own country. Click here for further information.

The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship 2017/2018: Call for Applications Closing Date: Friday, 30th June 2017.

The ABCF fellowship program seeks to develop capacity for agricultural biosciences research in Africa, to support research for development projects that ultimately contribute towards increasing food and nutritional security and/or food safety in Africa, and to facilitate access to the BecA-ILRI Hub facilities by African researchers (and their partners).  Applications from applicants with innovative ideas for short to medium term research projects (up to 12 months) aligned with national, regional or continental agricultural development priorities that can be undertaken at the BecA-ILRI Hub are invited. Click here for further information.

 African Studies Centre Leiden - Visiting Fellowship Programme - Closing Date: Saturday, 1st July 2017.

The ASC Leiden hosts visiting research fellows in the framework of the Leiden African Studies Assembly (Leiden ASA), a network for cooperation between Leiden based Africanists. Visiting research fellows use their time in Leiden for data analysis and/or writing, often on a joint project with one or more ASCL staff members and with Africanists at other institutes or faculties of Leiden University. A visiting research fellowship is for a maximum of 90 days. The current call for applications is for the period January-February-March 2018. Click here for further information.

7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Saturday, 15th July 2017.
FEMRITE is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers which will be co-hosted with Karavan, a Swedish literary magazine, with support from the Swedish Institute. The 10-day writing residency will take place, in Kampala, in February 2018. The 10 selected writers will re-work their submitted manuscripts, participate in peer reviewing of work(s)-in-progress, receive feedback from mentors, participate in a public reading, share information on writing, and work with selected schools to start reading and writing projects. Click here for more information.

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme - Closing Date: Tuesday, 25th July 2017.
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India, and TWAS have established a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in biotechnology. Click here for further information.

 2017/2018 AERC PhD Fellowship: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Friday, 12th August 2017.

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), in collaboration with the Government of Kenya, through the National Treasury, seeks to build a pool of qualified Economists and Policy Analysts in the various areas of specialization in Economics, through a Scholarship Programme for PhD students.AERC wishes to announce the 2017/2018 PhD scholarships for Kenyan Citizens admitted in to any of the AERC Collaborative PhD Programme (CPP) in Economics degree-awarding universities. Click here for further information.

Hugh Le May Fellowship - Closing Date: Thursday, 31st August 2017.

Rhodes University invites application for the Hugh le May Fellowship, the programme seeks to attract to senior scholars who wish to devote themselves to advanced work in one of the following subjects: Philosophy, Classics, Ancient, Medieval or Modern History, Classical, Biblical, Medieval or Modern Languages, Political Theory, Law. The Fellowship, of between three and six months duration. Click here for further information.

 Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2018-2020 - Closing Date: Wednesday, 6th September 2017.

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) maintains a strong commitment to supporting young investigators and ensuring they can build a successful career in the field of lymphoma research. The LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant is designed to support investigators at the level of advanced fellow or postdoctoral researcher in laboratory or clinic based research with results and conclusions that must be clearly relevant to the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma.  Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, etiology, immunology, genetics, therapies and transplantation. Historically, successful applications in this program have focused on basic, translational, and epidemiological research. Click here for further information.

 Rothamsted International Fellowship Scheme - Closing Date: Monday, 16th October 2017.

Rothamsted International (RI) is a charity supporting sustainable agriculture in developing countries. The principal aim of the RI Fellowship Scheme is to support the exchange of skills and technologies between scientists from developing countries and Rothamsted Research. The Scheme (RIFS) supports scientists to train at Rothamsted Research for 6-12 months on a research project they develop jointly with a Project Leader at Rothamsted.Fellowship proposals must be in agricultural, biological, environmental, mathematical or computational sciences. Click here for further information.













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