Applications are invited for Fully funded Agriculture, Forestry & Food Science Fellowship (George Weston Limited) by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU’s) in a Commonwealth country.
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.
Applicants are required to apply for the following subjects:
- Food Science
- Food Technology
Successful applicants will receive GBP £5000 to cover:
- International economy return airfare and other travel costs
- Medical insurance and visa fees
- Board and lodging fees
- Research costs
- 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
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 program.