Subject: Education, Youth Employment, Job/Career Training, Environmental Education
Deadline: May 6, 2015
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (ELI) focuses on developing the following:• opportunities for undergraduate students at colleges and universities, including those from underrepresented ethnicities and economically disadvantaged groups at minority-serving institutions, community colleges, and other universities to obtain hands-on experience at land-grant and non-land-grant universities and USDA laboratories and obtain training to join the agricultural workforce or pursue graduate studies in food, agriculture, natural resources and the human sciences.• technical and functional competence for predoctoral students; and the research independence and teaching credentials of postdoctoral students.
Funder: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, small businesses, individuals, others.