The African Plant Nutrition Scholar Award was established to encourage development and success within graduate student programs specializing in the sciences of plant nutrition and management of crop nutrients in Africa. Students in the disciplines of soil science, agronomy, and horticultural science or tree crop science with a focus on plant nutrition are encouraged to apply.
Funding: Awards of USD $2,000 are available to ten graduate students.
Eligibility: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a M.Sc., M.Phil., or Ph.D. program as of the application deadline.
Application deadline: April 30 • Learn more at: www.apni.net/scholar-apply
Created through partnership between APNI and Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), the African Plant Nutrition Research Fund is aimed at enabling the scaling of improved nutrient and soil fertility management in Africa. The fund also seeks to extend research initiatives that have synergy with the priority research areas of APNI.
Funding: Grant funding of no more than $20,000 USD per year, for up to two years, is available.
Eligibility: The lead applicant (Principal Investigator) must be from an African National Agricultural Research and Extension System (NARES) institution or African university. Students are not eligible for this award.
Status: Call completed April 30 • Learn more at: www.apni.net/research-fund
The Young African Phosphorus Fellowship Award was implemented to encourage the development of scientific programs relevant to understanding and improving phosphorus management in African agro-ecosystems.
Funding: Awards of USD $5,000 are available to five early-career scientists.
Eligibility: Full time scientists working at an African NARES institution or university, who are 40 years-old or younger at the closing date for applications, and who have completed their Ph.D. programs.
Application deadline: June 30 • Learn more at: www.apni.net/p-fellowship-apply
The African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowship Award was established to support researchers exploring innovative ideas for education, training and communication programs relevant to improving the use and efficiency of plant nutrients in African agro-ecosystems.
Funding: Awards of USD $5,000 are available to two recipients.
Eligibility: Scientists, extension specialists or educators working at an African NARES institution, African university, nonprofit organization, or in the private sector.
Application deadline: August 31 • Learn more at: www.apni.net/outreach-fellowship-apply