Thursday, January 14, 2010

Food Security Centre Scholarships 2010

The Food Security Centre (FSC) is awarding up to 29 scholarships for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers for a period of 4 to 36 months, starting April 15, 2010. The Centre wishes to attract outstanding PhD students and postdoctoral fellows pursuing a career in academia or development collaboration. The scholarships aim at increasing their previously gained scientific knowledge and skills relevant to food security related issues. Furthermore, FSC aims at establishing an active, long-lasting collaboration with the supported researchers and their home institutions. FSC offers three categories of scholarships:1. Sandwich scholarships for PhD students (6 months)2. Research scholarships for visiting postdoctoral researchers (4 months)3. Excellence scholarships for FSC-supported PhD program “Young Excellence School” (36months). For more information see Universitat Hohenheim site

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