SFIAR Research Award in the Field of Agriculture, Switzerland

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR Award) is now applicable. Individual and group of scientists who has appropriate linkages in developing countries are welcome to apply. The research will be focused on agricultural research for development. The best research team project wins CHF 10’000 and the best Master thesis project CHF 1’000. To apply, all entries must be submitted no later than 13 July 2017.

Scholarship Description
The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for development (ARD). Members come from research institutions, NGOs, the private sector, farmers’ organisations and public agencies, as well as individuals.

Award Value
This year, two awards available; one prize (10’000 CHF) for a team project; one prize (CHF 1’000) for the best Master thesis.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in the field of agriculture.

Place of Study
The research can be done in Switzerland.

Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants are expected to meet the criteria as follow:

  • have been carried out at or in collaboration with a Swiss institution involved in ARD
  • have appropriate linkages in developing countries
  • have been completed preferably no longer than three years ago (for Master Thesis Award: thesis not older than 18 months)

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction, however, her or she must has appropriate linkages in developing countries.

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Application Instruction
The application form can be downloaded at the website and application link below. The completed form can be sent via email.

Submission Deadline
13 July 2017

Website and Application Link

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