RIFA Blum Trellis - Impact Abroad

Event Date

PES Room 3001

Are you interested in obtaining campus funding to go abroad?

    Join us this coming Tuesday, October 10 for free pizza and brief presentations of 3 campus programs that are offering fellowships and grants.

    The UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies, the Trellis Fund, and RIFA will be co-hosting the event "Impact Abroad" (FLIER ATTACHED).

    In its third edition, Impact Abroad has gathered undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and disciplines who are interested in obtaining campus funding to travel abroad and make a difference.

    "Impact Abroad" information session

    Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

    12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    Plant and Environmental Sciences, Room 3001 Pizza provided!

    Hear from students who have participated in international development experiences, via three campus programs. The event will include brief presentations on how to apply, a question-and-answer session and lunch.

    Opportunities featured:

    * Trellis Fund<http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/trellis.html>

    (Horticulture Innovation Lab)

    Graduate students partner with organizations in developing countries as consultants on horticulture projects, with 2 weeks of travel. Apply by Oct. 27, 2017.

    * Research and Innovation Fellowships for Agriculture<http://ip.ucdavis.edu/scholars-and-students/RIFA/> (RIFA)

    2-6 month fellowships for graduate students on agriculture and food systems in developing countries. Applications close in February 2018.

    Immediate opportunities in the Brazilian Amazon.

    * UC Davis Blum Center<http://blumcenter.ucdavis.edu/grants> Grants Travel, research or hands-on fieldwork grants available for graduate students and undergraduate students. Application deadlines in February and March 2018.