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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative

The AFRI NIFA Fellowships Grant Program provides fellowships for predoctoral and postdoctoral students.

Special Notation

NIFA Fellowships Grant Program FAQs

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1862 Land-Grant Institutions
  • 1890 Land-Grant Institutions
  • 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
  • For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses
  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • Individuals
  • Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments
  • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed
  • Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed
  • Other or Additional Information (See below)
  • Private Institutions of Higher Ed
  • Small Business
  • State Agricultural Experiment Stations
  • State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
  • More Information on Eligibility

    The list above is abbreviated. Others may be eligible to apply. Eligibility may differ based on Program Area. Please review Part III, A of the current AFRI NIFA Fellowships Grant Program RFA for more specific eligibility requirements. Applications from ineligible institutions will not be reviewed.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) December 18, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date February 18, 2015
    Due Date (Closing)
    Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowships
    February 11, 2015
    Due Date (Closing)
    Undergraduate Fellowships
    May 6, 2015
    Estimated Total Program Funding $16,900,000.00
    Range of Awards Unavailable
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 16%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Ray A. Ali , Ed.D.
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004797
    CFDA Number 10.310 - Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
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