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2017-2018 SEARCA Graduate Scholarship for Southeast Asians

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) invites applications for its graduate scholarship (MS and PhD) in agriculture and related fields for academic Year 2017-2018.

Eligibility

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Graduate Scholarship is open to nationals of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam who are regular employees of academic, research or government institutions and not more than 35 years old at the time of application.

Fields of Studies

Agriculture and related sciences (including biological sciences, fishery, environmental science, statistics, forestry and social sciences)

Thesis/Dissertation:

With the Tenth Five Year Plan as guide, the graduate scholars’ thesis/dissertation topics must fall within any of the following ISARD priority themes and focus areas:

Social inclusion

The Social Inclusion category shall entail;

  • Strengthening of Value Chains and Agribusiness Commodity Systems
  • Integration of small-scale farmers into commercial food systems
  • Food and Nutrition Security
  • Productivity-enhancing innovations and modern technologies
  • Rural entrepreneurship toward off-farm and non-farm businesses

Environmental sustainability

The Environmental Sustainability category shall entail;

  • Climate change adaptation and resiliency
  • Natural Resource Management

Cross-cutting concerns

Cross-cutting Concerns shall entail;

  • Sub-regional cooperation in trade and investments
  • Regional Economic Integration (AFTA and AEC 2015)
  • Government Policies, Institutions, and Governance Mechanisms/Reforms that can address and redress rural poverty, inequitable growth, and environmental degradation

For more information, visit the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) official website

2017-2018 SEARCA Graduate Scholarship for Southeast Asians