Call for Nominations for the 2024 Crawford Fund Fellowship

February 19, 2024

Mr Manh, the 2018 Crawford Fund Fellow, researching the development of panel production using agricultural waste material – in this instance sorghum stalk material.

The Crawford Fund Fellowship, established in 2002 with the generous support of Dr Brian Booth AM FTSE, aims to provide further training of a scientist in agriculture, fisheries or forestry from a selected group of developing countries, whose work has shown significant potential. The training offered will take place at an Australian agricultural institution and will emphasise the application of knowledge to increased agricultural production in the Fellow’s home country. 

The Fellowship is offered regularly to an agricultural scientist below the age of 35 years who is a citizen of, or who is working in, one the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Kiribati, Vanuatu, Vietnam. 

The successful recipient shall spend between 4 weeks to 12 weeks at an Australian institution receiving further training in an aspect of agricultural research or resource development.  

Nominations are now invited for the 2024 Crawford Fund Fellowship. The closing date for nominations is 5pm AEST on Tuesday 30 April 2024. 

Please note that self-nominations and late nominations will not be accepted. 

Nominations must be made by two proposers, one of whom must be an Australian, and should be made on the nomination form available here. 

Nominators are strongly encouraged to contact the Crawford Fund’s Director of Capacity Building, Professor Shaun Coffey, ([email protected]) to discuss the application before it is finalised and submitted. 

The full terms and conditions for the fellowship are here. 

And the required budget proforma for applications can be downloaded here.