IMMANA Fellowships for Emerging Leaders in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Research: (Deadline 31 December 2020)

IMMANA Fellowships for Emerging Leaders in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Research: (Deadline 31 December 2020)

IMMANA Fellowships for Emerging Leaders in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Research: (Deadline 31 December 2020)

Details

Applications call for round 6 of IMMANA Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research. In each annual round, IMMANA will award six 12-month post-doctoral Fellowships to emerging leaders who are applying and/or validating new methodological approaches with mentors in ongoing research programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Fellowship includes a research stipend, a travel allowance, and an honorarium for each of the mentors.

Eligible candidates have completed a doctoral degree in any field related to agriculture, nutrition, or health research and practice. Fellows conduct their research in Africa or Asia under the joint supervision of two mentors, one from the applicant’s current or previous employer or academic institution, and one from a host institution where the applicant proposes to advance their work.

Fellowship

Fellows of IMMANA Fellowships for Emerging Leaders will receive the following financial support

  • A fixed stipend of £40,800 paid in quarterly installments against satisfactory completion of program milestones.
  • A research allowance of £9,000 to cover travel and other fieldwork expenses; also paid as lump sums for the achievement of milestones.
  • An honorarium of £2,100 to each of the Mentors paid in two installments at mid-term and end of the year, on submission of a satisfactory mentorship report.

Eligibility

Candidates must the following criteria for IMMANA Fellowships for Emerging Leaders

  • Open to candidates who have completed a doctoral degree in any field related to agriculture, nutrition, or health research and practice.
  • Fellows conduct their in Africa or Asia under the joint supervision of two mentors, one from the applicant’s current or previous employer or academic institution, and one from a host institution where the applicants propose to advance their work.

Timeline 

  • Concept notes must be submitted by 31 December 2020.
  • Full proposals must be submitted by 1 February 2021.
  • Selected applicants will be notified no later than 16 April 2021.
  • Fellows begin their Fellowships between 1 June and 1 December 2021.

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