Crawford Fund Fellowship for Applicants from Developing Countries

The developing countries’ scholars are now invited to apply the Crawford Fund Fellowship. The selected fellows will have opportunity to spend maximum three months at an Australian institution doing research in the area of agriculture, fisheries or forestry. A range of benefits will be granted to selected fellows.

Fellowship Description
The Crawford Fund Fellowship was established in 2002 with the generous support of Dr Brian Booth AM FTSE. The aim of the Fellowship is to provide further training of a scientist in agriculture, fisheries or forestry from a selected group of developing countries, whose work has shown significant potential. The training will take place at an Australian agricultural institution and will emphasise the application of knowledge to increased agricultural production in the Fellow’s home country.

Award Value
The winners of this fellowship may expect to receive the benefits as follow: a return economy airfare to and from Australia, graduate student standard accommodation and subsistence during the tenure of the Fellowship and comprehensive medical insurance for the period of the Fellowship.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in the field of agriculture, fisheries or forestry.

Place of Study
The research can be taken in an Australian institution.

Eligibility and Criteria
The main requirement of this fellowship is that the candidates should be the citizen of one of the selected developing countries below. The successful recipient will be below the age of 35 years on 1 January in the year of the Fellowship Award.

Applicants’ Nationality
Eligible candidates must be the citizen of one of those countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Kiribati, Vanuatu and Vietnam.

Application Instruction
Please see the fully detailed instruction at the application link below.

Submission Deadline
Please anticipate the deadline in April each year.

Website and Application Link