Application Deadline: March 15th 2018.
The Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) fellowship program managed by Cornell University in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) and other partners announces a call for concept proposals from early-career African researchers seeking to become STAARS fellows in 2018.
The STAARS Fellowship began in 2016 and to date has supported 14 fellows from diverse backgrounds.
Prospective STAARS fellows are invited to develop proposals in the following thematic areas:
The STAARS fellowship application process is managed by Cornell University, in collaboration with PIM. Applicants are required to prepare a maximum 2500 word (5 page) concept proposal, which motivates the selected research issues and objectives, outlines data sources, proposed methodology and contains a convincing plan for completing the project by December 15, 2018. All proposals shall be prepared in English. All proposals will be peer reviewed by experts from PIM and Cornell University.
The deadline to submit a concept proposal is March 15, 2018. Applicants should submit their completed proposal via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Accepted applicants will be notified in mid-April and are expected to begin remote collaboration with their mentor immediately upon acceptance.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the STAARS fellowship program 2018
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