Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Education and Workforce Development

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
07/19/2018
Organization: 
USDA, NIFA
Description: 

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) (formerly the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative, or ELI) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2018, EWD invites applications in four areas: professional development opportunities for K-14 teachers and education professionals; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; and fellowships for postdoctoral scholars. See EWD Request for Applications for specific details.

Category: 
research, education, food, agriculture, training
Funding Amount: 
up to $500,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
1994 Land-Grant Institutions and Native American Tribal Organizations (not Federally recognized Tribal Governments) are included in eligibilty
Contact Information: 
Ray A. Ali Position/Title:National Program Leader Office:Division of Community and Education Email:rali@nifa.usda.gov (link sends e-mail) Location:4443 Waterfront Centre Phone Number:(202) 720-2727