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National Needs Fellowship Q&A Session

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Technical Assistance

The National Needs Fellowship grant program fiscal year 2023 competition webinar was pre-recorded. This event provides opportunity to ask questions in a webinar. Any questions may be directed to The pre-recorded webinar and the slide deck can be  found below.

The National Needs Fellowship (NNF) functions collaboratively with eligible higher education institutions to develop intellectual capital to ensure the preeminence of U.S. food and agricultural systems. Eligible institutions may apply; this grant opportunity is not available to individuals. In FY 2023, the NNF program trains students new to masters and/or doctoral degree programs. Fellowships and Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) are specifically intended to support graduate programs that encourage outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in areas where there is an identified national need for the development of scientific and professional personnel.

NNF FY2023 applications are due June 8, 2023. Below is the pre-recorded Technical Assistance Webinar:

Program Contacts:  Erika Kraus  at; Ray Ali  at 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Erika Kraus at no later than May 18. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request.
Link to program: Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program

Link to RFA: National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program Funding Opportunity  

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