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Tropical Agriculture Award Fund Application Form


Standard 6 months-plus Awards



Personal Information

Surname M/F
First Name Middle name
Permanent Address





Address for correspondence







Current Email


Permanent Email

(if different)

Date of Birth




Passport No






It is expected that you are in good health and take the necessary advice in relation to health precautions in your prospective country of work/project. However, if you have a medical condition that could affect your ability to work in a remote area, please attach a letter from your GP confirming that you are fit to undertake the proposed assignment




Most recent first and only back to A levels

From To Name and location of institution Qualifications gained Title and content of course Full/part-time


















































Languages   Please rate whether 1: fluent, 2:working knowledge or 3: basic

Language 1 2     3

























Employment History

From To Organisation

(Name, address and type)

Description of post held Responsibilities Reasons for leaving














Please also account for any periods not covered elsewhere.




Please give details of spare time activities that are relevant to your application such as voluntary work. Also demonstrate your interest in development issues and/or your research interests. Give positions of responsibility held.


Activity Position







Project   Please expand the boxes as follows as necessary in order to give the information needed

Name of project Country Period you plan to be there
Start date Planned end date







Detailed description of the project (aims and objectives, expected results, region)









Description of the host/employing organization (and website if available). Please attach letters or emails confirming their willingness to host you and indicating what support they will provide





Your prospective role







Wider relevance and perceived benefits to the local community/country (with particular reference to the objectives of TAAF)







Please provide a detailed budget breakdown and total expenses. Examples of eligible costs are given in the table. Please insert additional rows as required.




Return Airfare  
Visa Costs  
Medical costs (e.g. vaccinations/malaria prophylaxis)  
Subsistence costs  
In-country travel expenses  
Translator/Field Assistant costs  
Other (please specify)  




Have you applied for or received any other award or grant towards funding your participation in the project? If yes, what was the total of other awards (do not include personal savings or loans)?

Please give a breakdown of other funding sources, and specify if the contribution covers a particular budget item (e.g. airfare)


Other funding source Indicate amount secured, what is covers and whether the application is still pending


Future Career

In what discipline are you planning your future career?












Please forward letters of reference from two referees (one should be your most recent employer or academic supervisor). Letters of reference may be forwarded directly by the referee by email, or by the applicant (scanned signed letters on official letterhead only). Provide details of the two referees in the box below.


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