Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program

Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture
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Fellowships

Reference Number

USDA-NIFA-WAMS-008782

The purpose of this program is to support research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM. NIFA intends this program to address educational needs within broadly defined areas of food and agricultural sciences. Applications recommended for funding must highlight and emphasize the development of a competent and qualified workforce in the food and agricultural sciences. WAMS-funded projects improve the economic health and viability of rural communities by developing research and extension initiatives that focus on new and emerging employment opportunities in STEM occupations. Projects that contribute to the economic viability of rural communities are also encouraged.
Categories: Agriculture.

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Fellowships

Reference Number

USDA-NIFA-WAMS-008782

United States