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Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowships
2017 / 2018

Application Form
Please complete all the fields with asterisk (*) :
* First Name
* Surname
* Nationality
* Country where you are currently
employed or residing
* Gender Male: Female:
* Age
* Name of Home Institue and Department
* Your current position
(e.g. Student, Postdoc, Scientist)
* Office telephone number
* Mobile telephone number
* Email
Link to Institutional website
(if available)
* Full Institute mailing address
* Highest degree awarded
* University that awarded your highest degree
* Date highest degree awarded
* Are you currently studying for a higher degree? State which degree (MSc or PhD)
* English language profeciency-Written
* English language profeciency-Spoken
* Briefly describe your speciality / research area (250 words maximum)

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Briefly describe your research interests and experience: (250 words maximum)

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List the titles and funding sources of research projects that you are currently working on: (250 words maximum)

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Describe your role(s) at your institution and how exactly this fellowship would benefit your research programme, department and institution as a whole (e.g. how will you use the skills in research or in training? How will your research outputs contribute to agricultural development nationally and regionally?) (250 words maximum)

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List the patners / patnerships (national and regional) involved in this project or other related research that you are currently conducting (250 words maximum)

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Examples of your recent publications: (5 maximum)



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Provide information on any previous activities with the BecA-ILRI Hub (e.g have you previously received an ABCF Fellowship, attended a training workshop organised by BecA-ILRI Hub, or conducted any other research or training with BecA-ILRI Hub?)
(250 words maximum)




Curriculum vitae
*Upload CV using the attached format. Workshop Applicant CV Format (click to download)
(maximum 1MB):

Research Project Proposal
*Upload research project proposal using the attached format. Research Project Proposal Format (click to download)
(maximum 1MB):

Institutional Support Letter
*Upload a signed and dated institutional support letter obtained from the head of your institute or department.
(maximum 1MB):
The support letter must:

• Include signature and institute letterhead;

• Confirm that the applicant is a full-time member of staff or have a strong affiliation with the institute;

• State the role of the applicant at the institute;

• Include the title of the applicants research project proposal;

• Describe how the ABCF fellowship would benefit the applicant, their research program, and/or their institute and department (and            patners,) the significance of the research in national and regional context;

• State that the head of the institute/department has read and understood this application in its entirety;