Plant Biotechnology Outreach: Open Doors Fellowship Program for Women

Plant Biotechnology Outreach
Plant Biotechnology Outreach: To stand by its commitment to supporting women scientists in African research institutions and universities, the UGent- VIB International Plant Biotechnology Outreach (VIB-IPBO) has organized the Open Doors Fellowship Program for Women Researchers in Africa for the academic year 2023-2024. 
  • Category: Fellowship
  • Amount/value: Varies
  • Application deadline: 1 January 2023

Eligibility

  • How to Apply:  The candidates must first secure admission at their desired university. The applications to participate in the fellowship program must be sent to   in the attachment of all the below-listed documents.
  • Supporting Documents:  The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • A duly filled  application
  • A motivation letter from the candidate
  • A maximum 3-page CV. Please note that a CV with more than three pages will not be reviewed.
  • Soft copies of the academic transcripts of the PhD and the diploma.
  • A list of publications, including papers, book chapters, technical reviews in indexed journals, and patents
  • A signed letter from the applicant’s direct supervisor to indicate how she/he intends to support the fellow in completing her training program
  • An official signed letter from the Human Resources Office of the applicant’s institution to prove that the applicant has a valid contract in SSA for the duration of the fellowship.
  • A signed letter from the research centre in Belgium supporting the applicant’s short research stay (only for Modality B applications).
  • Admission Requirements:  The applicants must meet the criteria to participate in the fellowship program.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must meet the language requirements of tehri respective universities of institutes.

Benefits

The UGent- VIB International Plant Biotechnology Outreach (VIB-IPBO) will provide the fellowship winners a fully-funded short research stage of three months in Belgium.

Application

  • How to Apply:  The candidates must first secure admission at their desired university. The applications to participate in the fellowship program must be sent to   in the attachment of all the below-listed documents.
  • Supporting Documents:  The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • A duly filled  application
  • A motivation letter from the candidate
  • A maximum 3-page CV. Please note that a CV with more than three pages will not be reviewed.
  • Soft copies of the academic transcripts of the PhD and the diploma.
  • A list of publications, including papers, book chapters, technical reviews in indexed journals, and patents
  • A signed letter from the applicant’s direct supervisor to indicate how she/he intends to support the fellow in completing her training program
  • An official signed letter from the Human Resources Office of the applicant’s institution to prove that the applicant has a valid contract in SSA for the duration of the fellowship.
  • A signed letter from the research centre in Belgium supporting the applicant’s short research stay (only for Modality B applications).
  • Admission Requirements:  The applicants must meet the criteria to participate in the fellowship program.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must meet the language requirements of tehri respective universities of institutes.

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