APPLY: George Weston Limited Fellowship

George Weston Limited Fellowship

APPLY: George Weston Limited Fellowship

Deadline: May 12, 2017 at 23:59 BST.


Subject areas

  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Food science
  • Food technology



Applicants must be professional or academic staff of, or a nominee of, an ACU member university.


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The Fellowship

Tenable either at any ACU member university outside the applicant’s home country, or in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country other than the applicant’s home country.


Those working in universities may hold a fellowship in either another ACU member university abroad or in industry, commerce or public service abroad; but those working in industry, commerce or public service can only hold a fellowship at an ACU member university.


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Tenure of Fellowship

The tenure of the fellowship must be for a period of less than six months, and travel must be completed by 1 August 2018.


Value of Fellowship

Up to GBP 5000 and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs


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Other terms and conditions

Fellowships are not intended for degree courses, or for immediately postdoctoral programmes. The ACU cannot arrange fellows’ attachments, travel or accommodation, nor can it work out itineraries for them. Applicants should be aware that Titular Fellowships allow for small scale conference or course attendance within a wider programme of activity, but applications where the primary or sole purpose is attendance at a conference or course will not be considered.


Fellows are required to submit a 1000-2500 word report within two months of the fellowship ending.


How to apply

Apply here. Applicants must submit a proposal for the fellowship and provide proof of support from the host institution, as well as from the head of department at their home institution.


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