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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: NIFA Fellowships Grant Program

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) October 29, 2013
    Letter of Intent Due Date December 12, 2013
    Due Date (Closing)
    February 20, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $6,000,000.00
    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-004368
    CFDA Number 10.310 - Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
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