Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development
Program:Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) | AFRI Education and Workforce Development | Educational Scholarship Programs | Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics Programs | Weed Science | Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics | Plant Health and Production and Plant Products Program Area | Animal Reproduction | Animal Health | Organic Agriculture Program
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2020, EWD invites applications in five areas: professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, and a brand new program for agricultural workforce training. See EWD Request for Applications for specific details.
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Who Is Eligible to Apply:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Individuals, Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments, Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, Small Business, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More on Eligibility:
The list above is abbreviated. Others may be eligible to apply. Eligibility may differ based on project types. See Program Area Description in the current AFRI Education and Workforce Development (EWD) RFA for the requested project types. Please review Part III, A of the current AFRI EWD RFA for more specific eligibility requirements. Note that restrictions apply to integrated projects applicants. Applications from ineligible institutions will not be reviewed.
Posted Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Closing Date:Thursday, September 24, 2020
Other Due Date:FY 2020 Agricultural Workforce Training GrantsThursday, September 24, 2020
FY 2020 Rapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-COV-2):Innovating Formal and Non-Formal Educational Experiences in Food and Agricultural Sciences During the Time of Social Distancing Thursday, August 20, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
Letter of Intent not required for this program area.
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$0 - $500,000