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AWARD programme

September 08, 2015

Eligible fields  Agriculture

Type of fellowship Training opportunities. AWARD is a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills, through tailored fellowships. AWARD Fellows remain in their place of employment or study, while benefiting from the following professional opportunities:

  • Fostering Mentoring Partnerships
  • Building Science Skills
  • Developing Leadership Capacity
  • Tracking Learning, Monitoring, and Evaluation

Target group  Women from Sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia)

Age limit  None

Host info  Fellows remain in their place of study/employment

Duration 2 years

Number of awards given each year  90% of applicants awarded yearly

Eligible costs Not specified

Non eligible costs costs for fellow's academic studies, research grants

Amounts Not specified