Global Agricultural Research and Development Network (GARDEN)
Purpose: To seed and promote activities by CALS faculty and staff towards developing a Global Agricultural Research and Development Network (GARDEN).
Eligibility: All CALS faculty (with tenure home in a CALS department) and academic staff.
Application Process: Please submit a two-page description (single-spaced, 11-point or larger font, and standard 1-inch margins) of the proposed GARDEN activity. Include a brief budget not to exceed $5,000 along with a description of any expected leveraged support. Budget should not exceed one-page. The entire document, including a two-page CV, should be submitted by the deadline as a single pdf document to email@example.com with a subject headline ‘CALS Global GARDEN grant.’ The entire application should not exceed five pages.
Timeline: The submission deadline for this RFA is March 18. The selection decision will be announced by April 15 with an expected start date of on/or after May 13. Funds will be available for 12 months from date of acceptance, reimbursed to the project quarterly. Unused funds will revert to CALS Global at grant completion.
- Research project development or implementation in or with another country
- Support for graduate research at an international institution
- Travel to an international partner institution to collaborate on project development or a grant proposal
- Hosting an international partner or visiting scientist at UW/CALS to strengthen global networking
Review Process: A sub-committee of the CALS Global Committee will review all applications and prepare a ranked list based on published criteria. The Interim Director of CALS Global will make the final selection.
For further information, please contact CALS Global Executive Assistant, Julia Frangul (firstname.lastname@example.org).