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Who can apply?
Requirements for applicants include the following:
- Applicants must have acquired their degree at a university in Europe.
- Applicants must not be older than 39 at the time of application.
- The award is presented in recognition of outstanding academic work which contributes to reducing hunger in developing countries.
The work can relate to the following academic disciplines:
- agricultural sciences
- plant production, plant protection and plant breeding
- soil sciences
- animal production, including animal hygiene, fishery and aquaculture
- agricultural engineering
- agricultural economics and social sciences of developing countries
- ecology and biology
- resource management and protection, including water
- nutrition sciences
- food technology
What form does funding take?
The maximum value of the award is 30,000 euros. It can be divided between up to three recipients (a minimum of 10,000 euros per award winner).
When is the closing date for applications?
The next closing date for applications is 30. April 2016.