John Dillon Fellowships | Agricultural Research Fellowship

  • Target: The citizens of an ACIAR partner country
  • Benefits: Varies (15)
  • Level and Discipline: Research or non-degree program in Agriculture related field
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Australia
  • Deadline: Updated every year

Applicants are now invited to apply the John Dillon Fellowships. Eligible candidates should be associated with ACIAR bilateral projects that are either active or completed in the last 24 months. Fellows are expected to 4 to 6 weeks agricultural research in Australia. A range of interesting benefits will be given to each of the successful fellows.

Fellowship Description
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is offering 8 to 10 fellowships in 2017 under the John Dillon Fellowship to outstanding mid-career agricultural scientists and economists from ACIAR partner countries (developing countries that ACIAR works in). Fellows will be given career development training and opportunities in Australia, where they will be honed in leadership skills in the areas of agricultural research management, agricultural policy and/or extension technologies. The visit programs will be tailored for the selected Fellow to meet the his/her individual needs and those of their employing organization.

Award Value
There is no detail information, however, all fellows may expect to receive benefits of their participation in lectures or other academic activities at various Australian organizations.

Level and Area of Studies
Research or non-degree program in Agriculture related field.

Place of Study
The research can be taken in Australia.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Be currently working on or have recently completed an ACIAR project.
  • Reside and work in an ACIAR-partner country.
    Be eligible for an Australian visa or be an Australian citizen.
  • Be eligible for a passport in your country of citizenship.
  • Be available for the full duration of the fellowship program, this includes a letter of support from your current employer.
  • The fellowship is delivered in English: in order to participate, a minimum band score of 5 IELTS, with 5.5 in speaking or equivalent is highly recommended.

Applicants’ Nationality
They must be citizens of an ACIAR partner country (see the website link below for partner countries).

Application Instruction
The application form and other documents can be downloaded at the application link below.

Website and Application Link

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