Agriculture, Forestry & Food Science Fellowship (George Weston Limited)

Subject areas

  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Food science
  • Food technology

Eligibility

Applicants must be professional or academic staff of (or a nominee of) an ACU member university (external nominees should be working in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country).

The Fellowship

Tenable either at any ACU member university outside the applicant's home country, or in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country other than the applicant's home country.

Those working in universities may hold a fellowship in either another ACU member university abroad or in industry, commerce or public service abroad; but those working in industry, commerce or public service can only hold a fellowship at an ACU member university.

The fellowship can be used for either a collaborative academic research visit, or a collaborative fact-finding visit.

Tenure of Fellowship

Travel must take place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020.

  • The tenure of research-focused fellowships must be for a period of between one and six months
  • The tenure of fellowships not focused on research can be between two weeks and six months

Value of Fellowship

Up to GBP £5000 and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs

Reporting

Fellows are required to submit a short written report using a form provided by the ACU within two months of the fellowship ending, and to respond to a follow-up survey a year later. Fellows will also be invited to join the ACU's alumni programme.

Applications

Applications close on Wednesday 8 May at 23:59 UTC+1.