Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award

Sponsor: Borlaug Global Rust Initiative
Target Group: Undergraduate Students & Graduate Students
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: This award, established in 2010, provides professional development opportunities for women working in wheat during the early stages of their career.​ The award is named after Jeanie Borlaug Laube, mentor to many, and daughter of Nobel Laureate Dr.​ Norman E.​ Borlaug.​ Jeanie Borlaug Laube has served as Chair of the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative since October 2009.​  Recipients of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT award are invited to the annual BGRI technical workshop.​ The exact amount of the award will vary with demonstrated need, but is intended to help cover costs associated with attending the BGRI Workshop, including economy airfare, hotel, registration fees, and a standard per diem for meals and other incidentals.​ Award recipients are also eligible to attend a training program at CIMMYT in Obregon, Mexico.

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