Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development

Program:
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) | AFRI Education and Workforce Development | Educational Scholarship Programs | Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics Programs | Weed Science | Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics | Plant Health and Production and Plant Products Program Area | Animal Reproduction | Animal Health | Organic Agriculture Program

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2019, EWD invites applications in five areas: professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, and a brand new program for agricultural workforce training. See EWD Request for Applications for specific details.

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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 on Eligibility:
The list above is abbreviated. Others may be eligible to apply. Eligibility may differ based on project types. See Program Area Description in the current AFRI Education and Workforce Development (EWD) RFA for the requested project types. Please review Part III, A of the current AFRI EWD RFA for more specific eligibility requirements. Note that restrictions apply to integrated projects applicants. Applications from ineligible institutions will not be reviewed.
Posted Date:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
For More Information Contact:
Ray A. Ali
Closing Date:
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Other Due Date:
FY 2019 Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy, Thursday, June 13, 2019
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2019 Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates, Thursday, June 27, 2019
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2019 Predoctoral Fellowships, Thursday, July 18, 2019
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships, Thursday, July 18, 2019
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2019 Agricultural Workforce Training Grants, Thursday, August 22, 2019
Letter of intent is due on June 11, 2019
| FY 2020 Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy, Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2020 Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates, Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2020 Predoctoral Fellowships, Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2020 Postdoctoral Fellowships, Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
| FY 2020 Agricultural Workforce Training Grants, Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Letter of Intent not required for this program area
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006769
CFDA number:
10.310
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$29,166,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
See RFA.
Range of Awards:
$0 - $500,000