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Rothamsted International

Fellowships for mid-career researchers in agricultural sciences

Principal Office: UK

Rothamsted International is a non-profit organization in the UK, working for sustainable agricultural development in developing countries around the globe.

Activities of Rothamsted International include research and training in crop and environmental research; fostering international cooperation and strategic alliances; and project management for the benefit of developing countries.

Rothamsted offers fellowships for mid-career researchers in agricultural sciences, open to scientists from all developing countries (RI Fellowships).

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

RI Fellowships. International scientists undertake projects for six to twelve months at Rothamsted Research in the UK.

Fellowships are available to mid-career scientists who are citizens of developing countries, or whose work has been based exclusively within such a country. Applicants should have doctoral status.

RI Fellowships cover travel, accommodation, a personal allowance, and costs of laboratory consumables.

APPLICATION: Fellowships are awarded through calls for proposals, announced on RI’s website.

Applications are completed and submitted by a suitable project leader at Rothamsted Research, who must have previous contact with the named applicant.

RI’s website posts guidelines, criteria, frequently asked questions (FAQ), and calendar deadlines for fellowship applications.

About the program, and how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries


Rothamsted International was founded in 1993 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Rothamsted Research. Rothamsted Research is the largest agricultural research center of the UK, and it was among the first agricultural research stations in the world.