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AWARD One Planet Fellowship Internship Program 2024 for Emerging European Scientists

Application Deadline: February 16, 2024.

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is pleased to announce the second Call for the 2024 One Planet Fellowship Internship Program targeting young European scientists.

Offered by AWARD and Agropolis Fondation through the One Planet Fellowship initiative, the Internship Program allows young European scientists to experience the specific challenges, opportunities, and context of climate change and agricultural research in Africa. The programs will enable them to visit and conduct research in a diverse African environment and broaden their perspectives on agriculture and food systems in varying landscapes.

The One Planet Fellowship is a career development initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), BNP Paribas Foundation with additional support from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the European Union (EU) Commission. The Fellowship, jointly implemented by AWARD and Agropolis Fondation, was created with the aim of building a dynamic, diverse, and highly connected network of African and European scientists equipped to lead cutting-edge research and innovation to help Africa’s small-scale farmers adapt to a changing climate.

Eligible applicants

These internship programs are open to:

  • European scientists (EU nationals), male and female, aged below 30 years and ready to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Applicants are primarily Master’s and PhD students. However, junior scientists working in various European research institutions and universities are also eligible.
  • The junior scientists’ focus research area or study program should be clearly connected to agriculturefood systemsclimate change, and
  • The Internship Programs are also suitable for students interested in researching in Africa as part of their study program.

More Info: AWARD One Planet Fellowship Internship Program

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