FSC Short-term Scholarships for Developing Countries in Germany, 2016

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Food Security Center (FSC) is inviting applications for short-term scholarships open to postdoctoral and PhD students from developing countries or developed countries. These scholarships are offered to conduct their research and career at the University of Hohenheim. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply for a scholarship.

The scholarships aim at increasing their previously gained scientific knowledge and skills relevant to food security-related issues. Finally, FSC aims at establishing an active, long-lasting collaboration with the supported researchers and their home institutions through an interactive alumni-network.

The Food Security Center (FSC) is a university center of excellence in development collaboration at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.

Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written English.

List of Subjects: Sociology of Agriculture and Food, Agricultural Engineering, Nutrition and Health, Biological Chemistry and Nutritional Science and Economics

List of Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Armenia, Angola, Kenya, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Cape Verde, Benin,  Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Bhutan, Congo, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Burundi, Egypt, Cambodia, El Salvador, Central African Republic, Georgia, Chad, Ghana, Comoros, Guatemala, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guyana, Djibouti, Honduras, Equatorial Guinea, India, Eritrea, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Guinea, Micronesia, Guinea-Bissau, Moldova, Haiti, Mongolia, Kiribati, Morocco, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, Lesotho, Nigeria, Liberia, Pakistan, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Paraguay, Mali, Philippines, Mauritania, Samoa, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Swaziland, Nepal, Syrian, Arab Republic, Niger, Tokelau, Rwanda, Ukraine, Sao Tome and Principe, Uzbekistan, Senegal, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu,  Yemen and Zambia

College Admission Requirement: 

Entrance Requirement: PhD students must be currently enrolled in a doctoral program and postdoctoral students must have PhD degree in agriculture, nutritional, natural, social, economic or political sciences, or related disciplines with specification on food security related issues.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicant must have excellent proficiency in oral and written English.

Nationality:

Applicants from developing countries of the OECD DAC List are eligible to apply.

Where this scholarship can be taken?:

Germany

What is the study subject?:

Scholarships are available for students interested in an interdisciplinary and international (post-) graduate education in food security relevant issues. There are certain topics provided by the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences and Business, Economics and Social Sciences from which the applicants have to select as their doctoral research topic when they are applying for the scholarship.

The necessary course level:

Scholarships are available to conduct their research and career at the University of Hohenheim.

How to apply this scholarship?:

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

Deadline: The application deadline is April 11, 2016.

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