Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) Fellowship and Scholarship Fund | Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

agricultural transformation initiative (ati) fellowship and scholarship fund

Submission date changed from December 1 to December 31
Announcement date changed from December 15 to December 31

The Foundation is calling for proposals to develop and implement a $3 million, 3-year Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) Fellowship and Scholarship Fund intended to support postdoctoral fellowships and graduate studies for developing country scholars at a globally respected university. The initial focus of support will be on Malawian scholars.

Disciplines must be pertinent to agricultural transformation including, but not limited to, the agricultural sciences, applied economics and natural resources, business and entrepreneurship, and technology and engineering. Additionally, they must fill local knowledge and capacity gaps and contribute to overall economic development, growth, and transformation in the qualified developing country.

The RFP document provides details on pertinent features of the fund, including:

  • Willingness to co-finance or match the Fund
  • Willingness to leverage a local partner institution
  • Explicit focus on international development
  • Service commitments of fellows and scholars to qualified developing country

The Foundation will evaluate the submitted proposals and choose one qualified, globally renowned lead university to establish and manage the fund.

  • Submission of complete RFP response: December 31,2018
  • Number of lead universities to be selected: 1
  • Announcement of contract award: January 31,2019

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