Like every year, the BCFN YES! (Young Earth Solutions) 2018 Research Grant Competition invites young researchers from all over the world to submit projects aimed at promoting agricultural and food sustainability.
BCFN YES! expresses the key values of the BCFN Foundation: the commitment to engage young people, the drive towards innovation and the desire to find new paths of sustainability, with an international and a multidisciplinary spirit.
Who can participate in BCFN YES!
As in previous editions, the competition is open to young PhD students and postdoctoral researchers under the age of 35. Awards. BCFN YES! will award the excellence in research with three grants of up to EUR 20,000 for the period of one year, to support the activities of the winning projects.
Candidates must submit their applications by June 14, 2018, 11:59 CEST.
How to apply
Candidates can register for the competition, individually or as a team, on the BCFN Foundation website.
To apply, candidates must submit a research proposal aimed at improving the sustainability of the food system. Projects for the 2018 competition must address one or more of the following research areas:
1. Sustainable and healthy diets.
2. Sustainable agriculture.
3. Food security.
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