Cocoa Borlaug Fellowships for Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, 2014

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Applications are invited for Cocoa Borlaug Fellowship Program available for the citizens Asia, Latin America and Caribbean. Fellows will work with a mentor at an US university, research center or government agency for up to three months. The US mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Applicants are selected based on their academic and professional research interests and achievements, level of scientific competence, aptitude for scientific research, leadership potential, likelihood of bringing back new ideas to their home institution and flexibility and aptitude for success in a cross-cultural environment.. The Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program promote food security and economic growth by providing training and collaborative research opportunities to fellows from developing and middle-income countries..  Fellows will work with a mentor at a US university, research center or government agency for up to three months.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be considered for the Borlaug Fellowship Program, candidates must:
· Be citizens of an eligible country
· Be fluent in English
· Have completed a Master’s or higher degree
· Be in the early or middle stage of their career, with at least two years of practical experience
· Be employed by a university, government agency or research entity in their home country
· Demonstrate their intention to continue working in their home country after completing the fellowship
Benefits of the scholarship:  Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to three months.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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