Funding Opportunities: Notice of Grants, Awards & Scholarships Duke University
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This information is compiled and published solely as an informational service to Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.

United States - Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development - Vaadia-BARD Postdoctoral Fellowships

Synopsis:

The Vaadia-BARD Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to identify and support young scientists who will eventually become leaders in agricultural sciences and technologies in universities and research institutes in the United States and Israel. The primary objective of the fellowship is to enable these young scientists to acquire new skills and techniques while becoming professionally established in the agricultural research community. The program promotes cooperative agricultural research between postdoctoral fellows from one country (the United States or Israel) and established scientists from the other. Recipients will travel to the host country to carry out their research. BARD gives preference to applicants with innovative research topics that are relevant to agricultural issues.

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2014

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://www.bard-isus.com/

Disciplinary Category:
Environmental & Life Sciences; International Opportunities.

Applicant Type:
Citizens of Israel, who will have fulfilled all the requirements for a Ph.D. degree in Israel and citizens of the USA who will have fulfilled all the requirements for a Ph.D. degree in the USA within three years prior to initiation of the award, are eligible to apply.

Award Amount:
The duration of the fellowship is 12 months. The award is $37,000, including travel expenses. In the event that the fellow has dependants (spouse, child/ren), BARD will pay an $8,000 dependant allowance, making the total award $45,000. The award is paid directly to the Fellow, in accordance with the schedule of payments below. If two members of a given household receive fellowships simultaneously, the amount of the award for either or both of these Fellows will be adjusted.
Numerical value: $37,000

Deadlines:
External Deadline: 1/15/2014

Note: For Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.
Duke University is served by two pre-award offices. The Office of Research Support assists Campus Schools and Centers. The Office of Research Administration supports the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing in Duke University Medical Center.
The Office of Research Administration -
For School of Medicine and School of Nursing
The Office of Research Support -
For Campus Schools and Centers
The Office of Research Administration must review all Duke University Medical Center applications for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORA offices seven (7) business days in advance of the sponsor deadline. The Office of Research Support must review all Duke University applications for Campus Schools and Centers prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORS offices five (5) business days in advance of sponsor the deadline.
The Office of Research Administration
Duke University Medical Center
Suite 802, Erwin Square
2200 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.5175
Web: research.som.duke.edu
Email: gcmail@mc.duke.edu
The Office of Research Support
Duke University
Suite 710 Erwin Square
2200 West. Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.3030
Web: www.ors.duke.edu
Email: fundopps@duke.edu

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Last updated 9/23/2013