John Dillon Memorial Fellowship for Developing Countries’ Students in Australia, 2016/2017

John Dillon Memorial Fellowship for Developing Countries’ Students in Australia, 2016/2017

Applications are invited for John Dillon Memorial Fellowship in Australia. Fellowship is open for outstanding young agricultural scientists or economists from ACIAR partner countries who are involved in a current or recently completed ACIAR project. Total 8-10 Fellowships are offered annually for 5 to 6 week period in Australia. Fellows are hosted by 1-2 Australian organisations (such as a Federal Government Department, a University, a Cooperative Research Centre or State Department of Agriculture) where they spend at least 50 % of their Fellowship period.

The  Dillon Memorial Fellowship was established by ACIAR in recognition of Professor John L. Dillon’s life-long support for
international agricultural research.

‣ The Fellowship scheme serves the memory of John Dillon by providing career development opportunities for outstanding young agricultural scientists or economists from ACIAR partner countries who are involved in a current or recently completed ACIAR project.

‣ The Fellowship aims to develop leadership skills in the areas of agricultural research management, agricultural policy and/or
extension technologies

‣ This  is achieved by providing exposure to Australian agriculture across a range of best-practice organisations involved in research, extension and/or policy making.

Eligibility

The John Dillon Memorial Fellowship scheme is available for outstanding young agricultural scientists or economists from ACIAR partner countries who are involved in a current or recently completed ACIAR project.

‣ Applicants must be associated with ACIAR bilateral projects that are either active or completed in the last 24 months.

‣ The Fellow can be associated with either a National Agricultural Research System or a CGIAR centre (if the applicant is involved in an ACIAR bilateral project), but must be a citizen of an ACIAR partner country.

Selection Criteria

‣ Applications must clearly show how the applicant’s leadership skills will be developed.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications, completed on the attached form and including a brief resume (biographical data) should be submitted via post.

‣ Access here the Application Form

John Dillon Fellowship Application Form – Word

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John Dillon Fellowship Application Form – PDF

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‣ Scholarship Applications Due Date: Applications, completed on the attached form and including a brief resume (biographical data) should be submitted by 31 August of the year prior to the Fellowship visit taking place, to:

Ms Sharon Harvey Project Officer, Education and Training ACIAR, GPO Box 1571 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia Fax + 61 2 6217 0501 Email: johndillon@aciar.gou.au

http://aciar.gov.au/files/john_dillon_fellowship_guidelines_may_2014.pdf

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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