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Borel Global Fellows Program 2024 at Iowa State University

Borel Global Fellows Program 2024 at Iowa State University

Borel Global Fellows Program 2024 at Iowa State University

Iowa State University are currently accepting applications for the Borel Global Fellows Program 2024. We invite qualified candidates from All Sub-Sahara African countries to pursue graduate studies at the university

Each student enrolled in the program can receive funding of up to $25,000 per year, intended to cover graduate student stipends or a combination of a partial stipend and research funding. This financial support extends for a duration of up to 30 months for MS students and up to 42 months for PhD students. Additionally, there is funding allocated for travel expenses, facilitating travel to and from Africa for research purposes for both the student and their advisor.

In 2018, the Borel Global Fellows Program was initiated through a generous gift from ISU alumni Jim (’78 agricultural business) and Marcia (’78 family environment) Borel. This program aims to assist students from Sub-Saharan Africa in undertaking advanced studies at Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Borel Global Fellowship Program

Scholarships to be taken at: Iowa State University

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarship

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits

Number of Awards: Not Stated

Scholarship Level: Postgraduates

Nationality: All Sub-Sahara African Countries

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Iowa State University Scholarship:

  • be admitted into a graduate program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • be a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • commit to completing graduate studies as a means for preparation of a career contributing to food security in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • complete the majority of their graduate research in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • demonstrate an intention to work and live in Sub-Saharan Africa after completing their graduate studies

Benefits for the Iowa State University Scholarship:

  • Up to $25,000 per year per student is available for graduate student stipends (or a combination of a partial stipend and research funding).
  • Funding duration is up to 30 months for MS students and up to 42 months for PhD students.
  • Additional funding is available for travel to and from Africa for research purposes

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Application Procedures for the Iowa State University Scholarship (How to apply)

Interested in apply for this Borel Global Fellowship? Here are the steps to follow;

  • confirm your eligibility status
  • Completed application will include a cover letter from the major professor, a CV of the student, and a copy of the student’s goal statement.
  • Cover letters will address the commitment of the major professor to provide the remaining required funding (typically tuition, fees and research costs) and his/her commitment to support the student’s research in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Applications are not accepted directly from graduate students. Applications may only be submitted by Iowa State University professors to request support for graduate students who have already been accepted into a graduate program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Required Documents:

  • Completed application form
  • cover letter from the major professor,
  • a CV of the student, and
  • a copy of the student’s goal statement

Application Deadline: January 15, 2024

For more information visit the official website

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