USDA National Needs Fellowship Grants

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This program awards grants to train students for master’s and/or doctoral degrees and provide additional postdoctoral training for Fellows who have completed their doctoral degrees at colleges and universities that have demonstrable teaching and research competencies in the food and agricultural sciences. Grants are specifically intended to support fellowship programs that encourage outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees or obtain postdoctoral training in areas where there is a national need for the development of scientific and professional expertise.

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Applications are being solicited in the following Targeted Expertise Shortage Areas:

  1. Agricultural Genomics and Bioinformatics
  2. Forest Resources
  3. Agricultural Systems Engineering
  4. Agricultural Management and Economics
  5. Food Science
  6. Human Nutrition
  7. Sciences for Agricultural Biosecurity
  8. Training in Sustainable Sciences

For more information, visit the USDA CSREES NNF webpage.

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