Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA)

By Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Friday, January 12, 2018 8:16 PM

OVERVIEW
The Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) program connects NGOs, research institutes and universities in developing countries with Master’s and PhD level fellows from campuses across the University of California that possess expertise in agriculture, food systems and associated social and environmental issues. Fellows work with organizations to prepare materials and plan their projects prior to departure, spend 2-6 months in-country with their hosts, and then complete final deliverables after returning home. 

AWARD OPPORTUNITY

  • Students will receive a travel stipend for round-trip airfare
  • Students will receive a stipend of $1,000 for each month in country (see individual projects for specific funding amounts)
  • Health coverage and pre-travel vaccination costs

APPLICATION DEADLINE  February 28, 2018

DETAILS Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) 

‚ÄčLIST OF PROJECT OPTIONS 2018 RIFA Project Catalog

PROGRAM BROCHURE Download here