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Description of Modification
Summary of Modifications:
1. The date for advancement has been clarified for Predoctoral applicants. Applicants for Predoctoral Fellowships must have advanced to candidacy by the application due date and present evidence of such in their application.
2. Program Area Contacts have changed.
3. Program Area Contacts’ phone numbers have been updated for each Program Area and in Part VII.
4. Naming conventions for file attachments have been updated; changes are noted in red text.
5. The AFRI webpage has FAQs posted for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships: http://nifa.usda.gov/funding/afri/afri_webinars.html
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 24, 2010
Sep 01, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 05, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 05, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Employment, Labor and Training
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for the program implemented under this subpart include: (1) State Agricultural Experiment Stations; (2) colleges and universities (including junior colleges offering associate degrees or higher); (3) university research foundations; (4) other research institutions and organizations; (5) Federal agencies, (6) national laboratories; (7) private organizations or corporations; (8) individuals who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents; and (9) any group consisting of 2 or more entities identified in (1) through (8). Eligible institutions do not include foreign and international organizations.
See RFA for additional details.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
The AFRI NIFA Fellowships Grant Program provides fellowships for predoctoral and postdoctoral students.
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