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Deadline: 05/31/2017
Estimated Program Funding: $0.00
Funding Agency(s): Others

The Global Food Systems Initiative (GFSI) at Kansas State University is seeking a dynamic and proactive coordinator to help on delivery and expansion of our initiative moving forward.  They will plan, develop, coordinate, implement and administer activities related to Global Food Systems Initiative.  The Coordinator will be housed in the College of Agriculture, and will report to Dean and Director of the College of Agriculture/K-State Research and Extension, but will work proactively across all departments and colleges.  The GFSI Coordinator will play a crucial role in defining and promoting various activities contributing to the GFSI and interfacing between faculty and students, and k-State Department of Communication and Marketing (DCM).

The Coordinator will develop, plan, coordinate and implement GFSI activities including, but not limited to, seminars, conferences, workshops, short courses, clubs, shows, public events and other programs related to Global Food Systems Initiative at K-State. Both the manner in which these activities are organized and the nature of their content should be geared towards achieving enhanced understanding of Global Food Systems, and increased engagement and participation from student, faculty and broader university community, as well as private industry.

The Coordinator will form a University Coordinating Committee to further define new ideas and activities for GFSI, and identify materials and resources to expand the visibility of work related to Global Food Systems at K-State.

Represent GFSI to the University; liaise with various groups, programs, offices and departments at K-State, as well as represent K-State GFSI to the public; attend professional meetings as appropriate; interface with external organizations and private industry to ensure cooperative efforts are enhanced and available resources are utilized.

In collaboration with Division of Communication and Marketing, the GFSI Coordinator will design and maintain a website for GFSI-related news at K-State as well as prepare brochures, newsletters and other promotional materials and/or publications and press releases.
Posted: 01/18/2017

Deadline: 06/01/2017
Estimated Program Funding: $1,250.00
Funding Agency(s): Others

The University of Guadalajara is offering 100 scholarships exclusively for students at other APLU member universities to attend a summer study abroad program on their campus.  The minimum number to operate the program is 100 and the maximum enrollment is 200.

The scholarships are for both undergraduate and graduate students to attend their study abroad program running from June 23 – July 28, 2017.   The first 100 students from APLU institutions to enroll will be eligible for a scholarship covering half of the full cost of the program.  With this scholarship, the cost would be $1,250, covering tuition, room, board, as well as transportation to and from the airport in Guadalajara. 

The program will have a significant Spanish language component taught at several levels as needed along with classes on Mexican history and culture. Students who successfully complete the program, which include 80 hours of classroom instruction, will earn six credit hours. Awarded credits will be available on a University of Guadalajara transcript but of course credit transfer decisions back to the student’s home university are made by that university.
Posted: 03/27/2017

Deadline: 06/30/2017
Estimated Program Funding: $20,000.00
Funding Agency(s): French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

The Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships offer support to internationals to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia.

Scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and vocational opportunities are available.

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Posted: 05/04/2017

Deadline: 06/30/2017
Estimated Program Funding: $6,500.00

Awards available for non-Australian participants include:

  •          Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship
  •          Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship
  •          Endeavour Research Fellowship
  •          Endeavour Executive Fellowship
Posted: 05/15/2017