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USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI): Education and Workforce Development Program – Due 12/05/24

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program Education and Workforce Development



Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)


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The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

  • Professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;

  • Non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;

  • Workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;

  • Training of undergraduate students in research and extension;

  • Fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars.


A technical assistance webinar related to this FY 2024 funding opportunity will be scheduled soon. Visit the opportunity link in the coming months for more information.


Research, Education or Extension Projects:

  • State Agricultural Experiment Stations

  • Colleges and universities

  • University research foundations

  • Other research institutions and organizations

  • Federal agencies

  • National laboratories

  • Private organizations or corporations

  • Individuals

Integrated Projects:

  • Colleges and universities

  • 1994 Land-Grant Institutions

  • Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities


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Applications Due December 05, 2024



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